New toxicology test methods, especially those using in vitro methods, are continually being developed. Some are used by industry for screening purposes; others are eventually validated for regulatory use. However, for a new test method to be firmly adopted by industry it must be readily available, generally through an in-house industry laboratory, an academic laboratory, or a contract research organization. Read chapter.
Source: IIVS Workshop, April 4-6, 2016 See also Assessment of In Vitro COPD Models for Tobacco Regulatory Science: Workshop Proceedings, Conclusions and Paths Forward for In Vitro Model Use from our Dec. 2014 workshop.
Clippinger, AJ, Hill, E, Curren, R, Bishop, P. Alternatives to Animal Experimentation (ALTEX)
Source: IIVS December 2014 Workshop See also In Vitro Exposure Systems and Dosimetry Assessment Tools for Inhaled Tobacco Products from our April 2016 workshop.
Alternatives to Laboratory Animals
Alternatives to Animal Experimentation (ALTEX)
Presented at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, 2006
Source: Presented at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, 2006
Alternative to Laboratory Animals (ATLA)
Environmental Health Perspectives