Brussels (BE) - 02/10/08
CASCADE Open Forum 2008
"Endocrine disruption – Present health threats and future research needs"
The CASCADE Network of Excellence organises this forum jointly with other EU projects related to research on endocrine disruption. Together with representatives from the European Commission, regulatory authorities and industry the event aims to find a European agenda on how tackle the increasing health threats caused by endocrine disruption. The purpose is to hereby outline identified research needs and opportunities.
Dr Patricia Pazos of the JRC Institute for Heatlth and Consumer Protection (IHCP) will present current activities of the European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM) with an emphasis on non animal testing approaches for the detection of EDC.