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News from EURL ECVAM

November 2022

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Highlights
Renewal of the EURL ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee and open call for applications of sub-groups

On 11 October 2022 the JRC formally appointed nine experts as the new members of the EURL ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee ESAC. The JRC has now launched a continuously open call for applications for the selection of members of the sub-groups operating under the ESAC.

 
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World Heart Day: Non-animal models as promising tools to fight cardiovascular diseases

Today, only about 25% of new drugs to treat cardiovascular diseases reach market authorisation. On the occasion of the World Heart Day, the JRC releases a freely available knowledge base describing 449 non-animal models used for cardiovascular disease research.

 
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JRC Summer School on Non-animal Approaches in Science - Towards Sustainable Innovation

The JRC is pleased to announce the fourth edition of its Summer School on Non-animal Approaches in Science: Towards Sustainable Innovation organised by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre and its EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM).

 
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A new data repository to support screening and assessment of potential endocrine disruptors

The JRC launches today a revamped version of its Endocrine Active Substances Information System in support to the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability, a key component of the Green Deal.

 
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Other News
SCCS - Call for external experts of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety
The Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, in consultation with the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS), has launched a specific call to appoint external expert(s) who will assist the work of the SCCS. They will be appointed in their personal capacity as external experts to appropriate working groups of the SCCS. Deadline: 5 December 2022.
 
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Our flagship reports
 
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Some recent publications
Summary record of the 11th meeting of the EURL ECVAM Preliminary Assessment of Regulatory Relevance (PARERE) Network - 17 February 2022
 
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A framework for establishing scientific confidence in new approach methodologies
 
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Use of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in Regulatory Decisions for Chemical Safety: Report from an EPAA Deep Dive Workshop
 
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Open positions at EURL ECVAM
FG IV – Project officer: Integrated approaches for systemic toxicity and carcinogenicity
We're looking for a scientist to broaden our expertise and activities in the area of systemic toxicity with a focus on carcinogenicity and genotoxicity.
 
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Events
21st International Congress of the European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV 2022)

Going to the ESTIV Congress? If so, then we hope to see you there! Meet us at our booth no. 19 and talk with our JRC scientists who are giving presentations, running pre-conference workshops and presenting posters.

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date 21/11/2022 - 25/11/2022
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venue Sitges, Barcellona, Spain
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EPAA Annual Conference 2022

The aim of this event is to give participants insight on the EPAA achievements in 2022, announce the EPAA 3Rs Science Prize winner, and to discuss challenges we still need to address to make animal-free sustainable innovation a reality within the EU.

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date 15/11/2022
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venue Brussels, Belgium

JRC Summer School on Non-animal Approaches in Science

The JRC Summer School provides you with a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field, share knowledge and experience with your peers, and build your professional network, all while having fun too. Apply now!

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date 23/05/2023 - 26/05/2023
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venue JRC Ispra, Italy
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