The “10th Berlin Workshop on Developmental Toxicology” is aimed to bring together international experts from authorities, research institutions, universities and industry to discuss the final update of the DevTox database, to consider specific aspects in regulatory risk assessment of developmental neurotoxicity and to debate alternative strategies in testing developmental effects in the future with the main goal to improve harmonisation in the worldwide assessment of developmental findings and laboratory investigations.
The topics are grouped in three different main panels. Results of the discussions will be published by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR):
- The DevTox-Project
- Risk Assessment - Developmental Neurotoxicity
- Future Methodology in DevTox
The 10th Berlin Workshop (BW) is a continuation of a series of Berlin Workshops. At the last BW 2018, the need for a harmonised terminology for classification
of anomalies in laboratory animals in developmental toxicity studies aiming for human health risk assessment was emphasised and the DevTox database was
identified as an extremely valuable tool. It was also agreed that still one of the biggest challenges for testing developmental toxicity in the 21st century is the development of animal-free test strategies and alternatives to animal testing that could provide information relevant for humans in a rapid, efficient, and mechanistically informative manner.
Presentations and main results of the 10th Workshop will be published on the BfR Website. A report of the workshop will be published in a peer reviewed journal.
Information on participating / attending:
Registration fee: 140 €
Please register online by February 10 on the website of the BfR Academy
02/19/2020 11:30 - 02/20/2020 12:00
German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Conference centre BerlinBiotechpark
Max-Dohrn-Str. 8 – 10
Scientists and scholars
Biology, Medicine, Philosophy / ethics
Types of events:
Conference / symposium / (annual) conference, Seminar / workshop / discussion
Dr. Suzan Fiack
Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event65652
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