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20 Dec 2018

Christmas Greetings

to all partners and friends of the SCAHT ...


20 Dec 2018

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Christmas holidays


13 Nov 2018

SCAHT AOP on developmental neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration

A newly published Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) links chemical effects during brain development to impairment of learning and memory and Alzheimer-like neurodegeneration ...


7 Aug 2018

New publication on quantitative risk assessment model for evaluating the safety of skin sensitizing plant protection products

Fruit of a collaboration between Federal Authorities and SCAHT researchers, this paper discusses a novel approach for quantitative risk assessment of the skin sensitizing potential of plant protection products ...


25 Jul 2018

SCAHT as a hosting partner for international students

The students are evaluating what is required for approval of alternative test methods to animal experimentation, with the focus on nanomaterial safety assessment ...


25 Jul 2018

WHO establishes new process for quality, safety and efficacy assessment of vector control products

Vector-borne diseases such as malaria or dengue fever are major contributors to morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly in developing countries ...


7 Jun 2018

Concensus on inflammation in AOPs

This paper provides a consensus on how to best represent inflammation in a way that is biologically appropriate ...


16 May 2018

MAS Toxicology (Geneva/Lausanne) – Registration until 15 June 2018

New term: September 2018 - June 2020. Modules can be taken individually ...


17 Apr 2018

Swiss Diagnostic Start-Up Day - Swissbiolabs Award 2018

This event will take place on 21 June 2018 at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) in Olten, Switzerland. Application is open until 30 April 2018 ...


4 Apr 2018

New liver cancer biomarker

Congratulations to SCAHT research group leader Prof. Luigi Terracciano and other collaborators of Prof. Michael N Hall at the University of Basel on their recent Nature publication describing the discovery of protein LHPP as a key tumor suppressor ...