Current Issue - 2/14

2/14 

Editorial

Sonja von Aulock


Contents

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Katy Taylor, Wolfgang Stengel, Carlotta Casalegno, and David Andrew

Experiences of the REACH testing proposals system to reduce animal testing


Lena Smirnova, Helena T. Hogberg, Marcel Leist, and Thomas Hartung

Developmental neurotoxicity – Challenges in the 21st century and in vitro opportunities

 

MAIN ARTICLES

P. Charukeshi Chandrasekera and John J. Pippin

Of rodents and men: Species-specific glucose regulation and type 2 diabetes research


Jean Knight and Costanza Rovida

Safety evaluations under the proposed US Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013: Animal use and cost estimates

 

SHORT COMMUNICATION

Vanessa Ashall and Kate Millar

Endpoint matrix: a conceptual tool to promote consideration of the multiple dimensions of humane endpoints

 

COMMENTS

Katy Taylor

EU member state government contribution to alternative methods

 

Irmela Ruhdel, Christoph Maisack, and Kristina Wagner

German Animal Welfare Act in breach with Directive 2010/63/EU

 

WORKSHOP REPORTS

Kevin Crofton, Ellen Fritsche, Timo Ylikomi, and Anna Bal-Price

International STakeholder NETwork (ISTNET) for creating a developmental neurotoxicity testing (DNT) roadmap for regulatory purposes


Mangala Gunatilake, Francois Busquet, and Mohammad A. Akbarsha

Alternatives initiative in Sri Lanka: Pre- and post-conference workshops at the Inaugural Scientific Conference of the Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science

 

ADDENDUM

Nina Hasiwa, Mardas Daneshian, Peter Bruegger, Stefan Fennrich, Astrid Hochadel, Sebastian Hoffmann, Felix E. Rivera-Mariani, Christoph Rockel, Stefanie Schindler, Ingo Spreitzer, Sandra Stoppelkamp, Kranthi Vysyaraju, and Thomas Hartung

Evidence for the detection of non-endotoxin pyrogens by the whole blood monocyte activation test

 

Corners (download all Corners as pdf)

CAATfeed

EUSAAT

ICCVAM/NICEATM

IIVS

 

NEWS (download all News as pdf)

BRA: Brazil’s São Paulo state bans animal testing

GER: Ethics committees have no discretion to perform ethical evaluation

GER: Competition for 3Rs prize of Hessen announced

GER: Competition for 3Rs prize of Baden-Württemberg open

GER: Baden-Württemberg calls for applications for 3Rs research funding

GER: BASF SE team receives another 3Rs Prize

GER: Thomas Korff receives Ursula M. Händel Animal Protection Prize

EU: ECHA finds 69% of evaluated dossiers non-compliant

EU: EURL ECVAM issues recommendations on Keratosens

EU: EURL ECVAM survey and method solicitation for in vitro toxicokinetics

India: End to animal testing of cosmetics and household products

INT: Updated ICCR Inventory of Validated Alternative Methods Applicable for Cosmetics

SUI: Research on nanoparticles distinguished by the Fondation E. Naef

UK: NC3Rs GSK Prize for Meritxell Huch

UK: Institutional framework for the 3Rs

USA: Bill to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals proposed

USA: Merck and other companies commit to end chimpanzee research

USA: NIAID calls for proposals for in vitro models of enteric diseases

 

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