Programme 

Animal Replacement Science 2014 is a 1-day conference (8:30am - 6:30pm) to be held on Thursday 27th November 2014. 

08:30 – 9:30           Registration and Coffee

Session 1

09:30 – 09:40         Introduction

09:40 – 10:10         Charles Knowles and Gareth Sanger (Queen Mary, University of London)
Functional studies with human gastrointestinal tissues: Raising the bar and challenging the dominance of rodents

10:10 – 10:40         Geoffrey Pilkington (University of Portsmouth)
In vitro 3D all-human blood-brain barrier model for the investigation of drug delivery and cancer metastasis studies

10:40 – 11:00         Robert Coleman (Safer Medicines Trust)
Humanising Drug Safety Testing – a pragmatic validation study

11:00 – 11:20         Coffee              

11:20 – 11:40         Charu Chandrasekera (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, USA)
Murine models of human disease: why we must think outside the mouse

11:40 – 12:00         Helen McLeod (University of Dundee)
Human thiel embalmed cadavers – Developing the optimum training and device testing model

12:00 – 12:30         Martin Garnett (University of Nottingham)
New developments in polarised epithelial layers for drug and nanoparticle uptake studies.

12:30 – 13:30         Lunch and posters

Session 2

13:30 – 13:50         Siân Robson (University of Nottingham)
A multimodal neuroimaging study of psychosis

13:50 – 14:10         Carmen McLeod (University of Nottingham)
What is ‘Responsible Research and Innovation’ and what might it offer to animal replacement science?

14:10 – 14:40         Julian Ma (St. George’s Hospital, University of London)
Replacement of animal derived products for prevention of rabies in under-developed countries

14:50 – 15:20         Paul Furlong (Aston University)
Clinical neuroimaging: Non-invasive measures of human brain function and their animal replacement potential

15:20 – 15:40         Coffee

15:40 – 16:10         Robin Williams (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Developing an amoeba as an animal replacement model for Alzheimer’s disease research

16:20 – 17:20         Panel-led discussion

17:20 – 18:20         Drinks reception and poster prize winner announcement

 

 

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