Advanced Course
Skin and pulmonary sensitisation
8 October 2015 – WIV-ISP (Brussels)

9:00-9:10 Welcome
Philippe Vanparys (GENTOXICON BVBA, Belgium)
9:10-9:45 General introduction. Underlying biological principles and medical background
Mark Pallardy (Université Paris-Sud, France)
9:45-10:20 In vivo testing (with regulatory status)
Jeroen Vanoirbeek (KU Leuven, Belgium)
10:20-10:55 An overview of in vitro testing with regulatory status
An Van Rompay (VITO, Belgium)
10:55-11:15 Break (Coffee & Tea)
11:15-11:50 In vitro approaches for testing and assessment: skin sensitisation
Erwin Roggen (3Rs Management and Consulting ApS, Denmark)
11:50-12:25 Computational testing
Sabine Van Miert (Thomas More Kempen, Belgium)
12:25-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:35 Interpretation of results and consequences for classification
Thomas Petry (Toxminds, Belgium)
14:35-15:00 Case studies: introduction & questions to solve
15:00-16:15 Case studies: breakout groups
Expert assistance
Coffee & Tea available
16:15-16:45 Interactive overview of the cases
(comparing/discussing outcomes per group)
16:45 Final remarks and adjournments

Organizing BELTOX committee:
Philippe Vanparys (GENTOXICON BVBA), Peter Hoet (KU Leuven), Dominique Lison (UCL),

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