Advanced course:
Toxicology as the Scientific Basis for Management
of Chemical Risk
I. Interpretation and integration of repeated dose toxicity data
 
Leuven, 8 October, 2010
8.30-9.00
Reception and coffee
9.00-9.15
Introduction to the seminar
Mark Martens/Peter Hoet
9.15-10.00
Part 1: Toxicity testing: what are the studies and how is a testing program set up
Marie-Louise Meisters
10.00-12.30
Part 2: Selected components of a toxicology study
 
10.00-10.30    * Toxicokinetics Peter Hoet
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30
   * Clinical and other observations Koen van Deun
11.30-12.15
   * Haematology and clinical chemistry Mark Martens
12.15-13.00
   * Necropsy and histopathology Sandra De Jonghe
13.00-13.45
Lunch break
13.45-14.30

Part 3: How to conclude on the relevance of observed effects.  Integration of human data
Dominique Lison

14.30-16.00
Part 4: Case studies – participants to split up into 8 groups and work through various data sets. Objective conclude on the effects observed
(coffee available throughout part 4)
Jacques de Gerlache
Each working group will have a coach
16.00-17.00
Report from the various groups
Selected group speaker
17.00-17.30
Feedback on the reports and general discussion Teaching Team
17.30
End of the day