News

5 Apr 2024

SCAHT represented in the steering committee and with a presentation at DNT5 Conference in Konstanz

SCAHT Director Ellen Fritsche is member of the steering committee, session chair and will give a presentation at the DNT5 Conference which will take place on 7 - 10 April in Konstanz, Germany ...


5 Apr 2024

Flash report of EPAA NAMs Designathon Workshop now online

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) Deputy Director-General Salla Saastamoinen opened the EPAA NAMs Designathon Workshop, which took place at the JRC in Ispra on 20th March 2024 ...


4 Apr 2024

SCAHT Director Ellen Fritsche is participating in panel discussion on "Regulatory acceptance of NAMs — How to define criteria ?" on 25 April

In order to contribute to greater acceptance of NAMs (reliability, robustness and method validation), the Pro Anima Scientific Committee, supported by PARC and the FC3R, is organizing and leading a series of discussions with key players (researchers, industry, regulators) ...


12 Feb 2024

Martin Wilks, the founding SCAHT Director, said "Goodbye"

To mark the farewell of Prof Dr Martin Wilks, the founding Director of the SCAHT who retired at the end of January 2024, the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Basel and the SCAHT organised a half-day scientific symposium on 19 January 2024, which was very well received ...


25 Jan 2024

Congratulations to Prof Nancy Hopf

Appointment as Associate Professor in the Faculty of Biology and Medicine at the University of Lausanne in December 2023.


21 Nov 2023

Prof Dr Ellen Fritsche has been appointed as new Director of the SCAHT

The Foundation Council of the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT) has appointed Prof Ellen Fritsche MD as the new Director of the Centre ...


13 Nov 2023

High mobile phone use may impact sperm count

A new study conducted by a team from the University of Geneva in collaboration with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute explored the effects of mobile phones on semen quality of young men ...


4 Aug 2023

SCAHT and EFSA organise a Continuing Education Course (CEC) at EUROTOX 2023 in Ljubljana

The CEC introduces key principles of public risk perception and shows their relevance for (risk) communication within topical and applied use cases ...


3 Aug 2023

SCAHT member joins new OECD Advisory Group on Emerging Science in Chemicals Assessment (ESCA)

Lothar Aicher, SCAHT Regulatory Toxicologist, was nominated by the Swiss national coordinator of the OECD test guidelines programme as a member of the new OECD Advisory Group ...