The afternoon of the 10th December will be an open session dedicated to raising awareness of animal-replacement activities and the consequent challenges.

Full abstracts for the talks are available by clicking on the titles. Biographies of the speakers are available by clicking on their names.


13:00   Registration

13:30   Dr Brett Cochrane   Group Head of Science - Dr Hadwen Trust

13:40   Dr Gerry Kenna   Scientific Director - FRAME
            Using non-animal methods to predict and avoid human adverse drug reactions

14:10   Dr Roumteen Keshe   Business Development Manager - CN Bio Innovations Limited
           From chimps to chips: Organs on a chip for testing of pharmaceutical compounds

14:40   Dr Elliot Lilley   Senior Scientific Officer - RSPCA
            Alternatives: Why does it take so long?

15:10   Coffee break

15:40   Dr Alpesh Patel   Science Officer - Dr Hadwen Trust
            Roundtable outcomes

15:55   Kathy Archibald   Director - Safer Medicines Trust
            Working together to accelerate change

16:25   Professor Mike Philpott   Professor of Cutaneous Biology - Barts and the London,
            Blizard Institute
            Keynote presentation - In vitro models of human skin and oral cancer and tissue repair

17:05   Dr Brett Cochrane   Group Head of Science - Dr Hadwen Trust
            Concluding remarks

17:15   Drinks reception