ALTEX Archive - 3/11


Editorial
Sonja von Aulock

Contents

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Melvin E. Andersen, Harvey J. Clewell, III, Paul L. Carmichael, and Kim Boekelheide
Can case study approaches speed implementation of the NRC report: “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy?”

MAIN ARTICLES
t4 report:
Thomas Hartung, Bas J. Blaauboer, Sieto Bosgra, Edward Carney, Joachim Coenen, Rory B. Conolly, Emanuela Corsini, Sidney Green, Elaine M. Faustman, Anthony Gaspari, Makoto Hayashi, A. Wallace Hayes, Jan G. Hengstler, Lisbeth E. Knudsen, Thomas B. Knudsen, James M. McKim, Walter Pfaller, and Erwin L. Roggen
An expert consortium review of the EC-commissioned report “Alternative (Non-Animal) Methods for Cosmetics Testing: Current Status and Future Prospects – 2010”

Joanna Jaworska, Artsiom Harol, Petra S. Kern, and G. Frank Gerberick
Integrating non-animal test information into an adaptive testing strategy – skin sensitization proof of concept case

Rolando Perdomo-Morales, Zenia Pardo-Ruiz, Ingo Spreitzer, Alicia Lagarto, and Thomas Montag
Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) reliably detects pyrogens in parenteral formulations of human serum albumin

t4 workshop report:
Ellen K. Silbergeld, Elizabeth Q. Contreras, Thomas Hartung, Cordula Hirsch, Helena Hogberg, Ashish C. Jachak, William Jordan, Robert Landsiedel, Jeffery Morris, Anil Patri, Joel G. Pounds, Andrea de Vizcaya Ruiz, Anna Shvedova, Robert Tanguay, Norihasa Tatarazako, Erwin van Vliet, Nigel J. Walker, Mark Wiesner, Neil Wilcox, and Joanne Zurlo
Nanotoxicology: “the end of the beginning” – Signs on the roadmap to a strategy for assuring the safe application and use of nanomaterials

LETTERS
Toni Lindl and Manfred Voelkel
No clinical relevance of approved animal experiments after seventeen years

Astrid Schmidt, Christiane Hohensee, Ute Teichgräber, and André Schmidt
SATIS ethics ranking of universities in Germany regarding animal use in education

CORNERS
ASCCT
CAATfeed
ecopa
ICCVAM/NICEATM
IIVS

NEWS

EU: Impact assessment of 2013 marketing ban for animal-tested cosmetics
EU: ECHA reports on animal use for REACH
GER: BMBF calls for applications on alternatives
GER: Prize for simulation of inflamed colon tissue model
GER: Update on the internet platform InVitroJobs
GER: Two prizes for animalfree cancer research
INT: InterNICHE outreach: Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Iran
SUI: ALTEX impact factor rises to 4.4
SUI: ALTEX Prize 2011 for Philipp Kuegler et al.
SUI: DZF Prize 2011 for Sonja Jeram
SUI: New title and format for ALTEXethik
UK: Call for grant applications on animal welfare measures and assessment
UK: New book on cost benefit analysis of animal experiments
UK: Non-human primate experiments reviewed
USA: FDA approves cell-based assay for BOTOX® and BOTOX® Cosmetic
USA: EPA contracts companies to screen chemicals

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