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EPAA Annual Conference 2020 '15 years of EPAA contribution to the 3Rs'

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The 2020 European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) Annual Conference took place on Tuesday, 10 November 2020. A record number of over 270 people from all over the world attended this online event.

This event gave participants insight on 15 years of contribution to the 3Rs, reported on EPAA achievements and milestones, announced the EPAA 3Rs Science prize winner, provided an opportunity to discuss current and future challenges on the way towards human-based testing models. 

3Rs Science Prize 2020 winner

Dr. Viviana Meraviglia from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) in the Netherlands is the winner of the 3Rs Science Prize 2020. Her work focused on 'Three-dimensional multicell-type human induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSC)-cardiac microtissues: a novel platform to study cardiac disease, cardiotoxicity and drug efficacy relevant to humans in vitro'. See her case study under 'Presentations' below or visit the 3Rs awards and grants page.

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