IIVS Toxicologist Allison Hilberer appointed to
OECD Expert Groups

IIVS is pleased to announce that Allison Hilberer will participate in the OECD Test Guidelines Programme Expert Groups (OECD TG EG) for eye and skin irritation, phototoxicity and skin sensitization. Allison is a Toxicologist II and Study Director at IIVS where she oversees the conduct of in vitro studies in these areas. Allison has also been involved in many validation programs and participated in efforts to draft and revise OECD Test Guidelines.

Allison has been nominated to these work groups by ICAPO (International Council on Animal Protection in OECD Programs) a major stakeholder group recognized by the OECD to participate in the development and implementation of test guidelines, and to ensure compliance of the guidelines through the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) policy.

We congratulate Allison on her appointment to this important position!
Allison Hilberer, M.S., DABT
Updated Photosafety Webpage
We have updated our Phototoxicity and Photoallergy section of our website to reflect new services available, including UV-Vis analysis and the photo DPRA. We've also posted a press release highlighting our collaborative activities in the field of photoallergy with Shiseido and the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials.
Register Now for the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology Annual Meeting

The 9th Annual ASCCT meeting is taking place virtually October 20-23.

Plenary speakers include:

  • Tara Barton-McLaren, Health Canada
  • US EPA (invited)
  • Sue Marty, Dow Chemical
  • Adrian Roth, Roche

Workshop Series to Identify, Discuss, and Develop Recommendations for the Optimal Generation and Use of In Vitro Assay Data for Tobacco Product Evaluation: Phase 1 Genotoxicity Assays.
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