Reducing the reliance on animal experiments in basic and applied research
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Owner/Developer: Vrije Universiteit Brussel , EURL ECVAM (ic-3rs)
08 May 2018
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|Description:||Following from the successful launch of the IC-3Rs platform in 2017, we are pleased to announce a second symposium day focusing on: “Reducing the reliance on animal experiments in basic and applied research”. Taking place on the 8th of May at the VUB’s Brussels Health Campus, Jette, this year’s IC-3Rs symposium once again presents a line-up of cutting-edge scientific talks that promote innovative and practical strategies for the active use of 3R-alternative methods.|
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Legislative aspects, In vitro methods
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09:50 Reflections on EU Directive 63/2010/EC for the protection of animal used for scientific
purposes, Dr. Susanna Louhimies, DG Environment, European Commission
10:25 The EU reference laboratory for alternatives to animal testing, Prof. Dr. Maurice Whelan,
Francqui Chair holder 2017-2018, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
11:30 A new paradigm for Alzheimer’s research, Dr. Francesca Pistollato, Joint Research Centre
(JRC), European Commission
11:50 Directed protein evolution in the preclinical development of a novel gene-based
therapy for hereditary tyrosinemia type 1, Prof. Dr. Joery De Kock, IVTD, VUB
12:10 Generation of functional iPSC-derived hepatocytes through the combination of
genome and nutrient engineering, Dr. Ruben Boon, Stem Cell Biology and
13:30 Liver stem cells – based therapeutics application for liver defects, Dr. Mustapha Najimi, PEDI,
13:50 Development of iPSC-derived proximal tubular cells and podocytes for nephrotoxicity
screening, Dr. Anja Wilmes, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
14:10 Re-PLACE Project: joint initiative Flanders and Brussels Regions, Dr. Birgit Mertens, Sciensano
14:30 Interactive audience discussion session: Factors influencing the uptake of alternative
methods in basic and applied research, Prof. Dr. Maurice Whelan, Francqui Chair holder
2017-2018, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
15:30 Closing comments, Mrs Bianca Debaets, Brussels State Secretary
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
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