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Editorial
Sonja von Aulock

Contents

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Thomas Hartung
Food for thought … on alternative methods for chemical safety testing

List of t4 articles

t4 REVIEW

Philipp B. Kuegler, Bastian Zimmer, Tanja Waldmann, Birte Baudis,  Sten Ilmjärv, Jürgen Hescheler, Phil Gaughwin, Patrik Brundin, William Mundy, Anna K. Bal-Price, André Schrattenholz, Karl-Heinz Krause,  Christoph van Thriel, Mahendra S. Rao, Suzanne Kadereit and Marcel Leist
Markers of murine embryonic and neural stem cells, neurons and astrocytes:  reference points for developmental neurotoxicity testing

MAIN ARTICLES

Thomas Hartung, Leon Bruner, Rodger Curren, Chantra Eskes, Alan Goldberg, Pauline McNamee, Laurie Scott and Valérie Zuang
First alternative method validated by a retrospective weight-of-evidence approach to replace the Draize eye test for the identification of non-irritant substances for a defined applicability domain

Daniel Brunner, Jürgen Frank, Helmut Appl, Harald Schöffl, Walter Pfaller and Gerhard Gstraunthaler
Serum-free cell culture: the serum-free media interactive online database

Mardas Daneshian, Marcel Leist and Thomas Hartung
The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing – Europe (CAAT-EU): a transatlantic bridge for the paradigm shift in toxicology

OPEN LETTER
Open letter to the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel

CONFERENCE REPORTS

Copenhagen: Improving in vitro methods by developing and using defined culture media
Ethiopia: Alternatives in life science education at Ambo University

NEWS
CH: Two researchers awarded with the E. Naef prize
CH: Elisabeth Zbinden passed away
GER: Legal dispute about primate experiments in Bremen
GER: Support for project to develop in vitro model for blood-spinal cord barrier
GER: Federal ministry evaluates research funding
LUX: In memoriam Anny Eck-Hieff (1930-2009)
RUS: The Ural region stops inhumane education
UK: FRAME chairman offers hope for an end to animal experiments
UK: Survey of the quality of experimental design, statistical analysis and reporting
of research using animals
USA: CAATfeed
USA: IIVS update
Letter to the editors: Why are animal experiments not “validated”?

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