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SynDaver Labs Launches Synthetic Canine Model
The synthetic canine model is an anatomically accurate model that veterinary students can practice surgeries on. The canine model mimics functioning body systems, and has the capability to simulate customized diseases, illnesses and medical complications.
More information can be found on the SynDaver website.
July 11, 2016
Norecopa’s new website
Norecopa is Norway's National Consensus Platform for the advancement of "the 3 Rs" (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement) in connection with animal experiments.
Norecopa's new website includes all the content of the website of the Laboratory Animal Unit at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, four databases NORINA, TextBase, 3R Guide and Classic AVs, and all the content of Norecopa's old website (norecopa.no) as well as a brand-new intelligent search engine built specifically for the task of performing one search simultaneously in all these resources.
June 29, 2016
ICCVAM Advisory Committee to Discuss Developing a U.S. National 3Rs Strategy
The Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods (SACATM) will meet September 27-28, 2016, at NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The focus of this year’s SACATM meeting will be to discuss and develop recommendations for implementing a national strategy for replacing, reducing, and refining animal use (3Rs) for regulatory testing.
The SACATM meeting is free and open to the public, and can be attended in person or viewed via webcast. An agenda, other materials, and links to registration for the upcoming meeting will be posted as they are available on the SACATM Upcoming Meetings webpage.
June 20, 2016
CAAT offering training in Tox21 technology
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) is offering courses on Tox21 and evidence-based toxicology in The Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Track in Toxicity Testing and Human Health Risk Assessment of Environmental Agents. MSPH is a professional degree program that provides individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to be at the forefront of the transition in human health risk assessment.
Click here for complete details, including funding details, part-time options, and admissions and degree requirements. There is still time to apply for fall 2016 admission.