BTS Annual Congress 2018

The BTS Annual Congress 2018 will be held from 16th – 18th April 2018, at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, UK.

The British Toxicology Society was founded as a natural successor to the Toxicology Club (1971-1979).  The aim was to provide a discussion forum for scientific problems and issues related to toxicology.  The Society was constituted formally in April 1979 with 200 members.  One key role for the Society is to host the Annual Congress where toxicologists from all areas of the discipline come together to participate in learning and discuss research in toxicology.

As part of the congress, Toxicology Research Deputy Editor, Rebecca Brodie, will being giving a talk on  how to get published. This will offer valuable insight into the world of science publishing and should not be missed.

Programme Highlights

  • Full BTS Annual Congress Programme
  • Plenary Speaker – Ms Syril Petit – ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute, Washington DC, USA
  • CEP – Continuing Education Programme – Immuno-oncology – safety assessment strategies
  • Symposium 1– Liver disease and environmental causes of liver disease
  • Symposium 2 – Inhalation toxicity and lung pathology (BTS/BSTP session)
  • Symposium 3 – Advanced in vitro models for inhalation toxicity testing (BTS/IVTS session)
  • Symposium 4 – Ageing, Frailty and Multi-morbidity: medical challenges, current interventions, future solutions
  • Symposium 5 – Redox and oxidative stress
  • Symposium 6 – Stem cells and toxicology testing (BTS/RSC session)
  • Paton Prize winner – Prof Lewis Smith
  • Hot Topic – Immuno-oncology toxicology – Dr Lolke de Haan
  • Early Career Presentations
  • Doctoral Student Presentations
  • Posters

Key Dates

  • Early bird registration deadline: 20th February 2018
  • Oral and poster abstract submission deadline: 1st February 2018
  • Bursary application deadline: 30th January

Register here

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