Meetings

Past Regional Meetings

2019 SPS NORTHEAST REGIONAL MEETING
SKATING AHEAD OF THE PUCK: SAFETY PHARMACOLOGY FOR EVOLVING THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

The Safety Pharmacology Society Northeast Regional Meeting, Skating Ahead of the Puck: Safety Pharmacology for Evolving Therapeutic Modalities, will be held at the Charles River site in Shrewsbury, MA on October 17, 2019. Registration is free for Students and Postdocs; registration for all others is $75. Included with the registration fee are coffee breaks/snacks and lunch. Topics covered will include:

  • New look at secondary pharmacology
  • Alternative modalities
  • Early derisking strategies
  • Up and coming in vitro technologies
  • Immune modulations

Don't miss this opportunity for open discussion, to interact with the safety pharmacology community, and deepen your knowledge on this topic.

Organizers

Donald Hodges, Alan Bass, Susan Goody, Andrew Sonderfan, Robert Dunn, Malar Pannirselvam, Amy Kim, and Samuel Chuang.

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Hosted by: Charles River Laboratories (Shrewsbury)
Location: 334 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Date: October 17, 2019
Registration Time: 7:30–9:00*
Meeting Time: 9:00–3:30*
Networking Reception: 3:30–4:30*



2018 SPS EUROPEAN REGIONAL MEETING: Safety Pharmacology Meets Toxicology

The Safety Pharmacology Society European regional meeting, Safety Pharmacology Meets Toxicology, was held at the UCB BioPharma site in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium on September 6, 2018, immediately after Eurotox that took place in Brussels. Amongst others, presentations covered the integration of safety pharmacology parameters in toxicology studies, including case examples. The concept of adversity (i.e. NOAEL) related to safety pharmacology parameters was addressed with a panel discussion on this topic to close the day.

Organizers

Marie-Luce Brodzinski-Rosseels, Jean-Pierre Valentin, Annie Delaunois, Simon Authier, Stephanie Biliald, David Gallacher, Sophie Galy, Andrea Greiter-Wilke, Jean-Michel Guillon, Celine Hechard, Eric Martel, Aileen Milne, Tomas Mow, Marc Niehoff, Helen Prior, Michael Pugsley, Will Redfern, Brian Roche, Greet Teuns, Martin Traebert

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Hosted by: UCB BioPharma
Location: Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 
Registration Time: 08:00–08:30 
Meeting Time: 08:30–15:30 
Networking Reception: 15:30–16:30

 

2017 SPS/NC3Rs Coventry University Regional Meeting

The workshop, co-organized by the NC3Rs, SPS, and Coventry University, brought together researchers from academia, SMEs, and the pharmaceutical industry to discuss how best to support and enable the use of human tissues in safety testing. The one-day workshop was held in Coventry, United Kingdom on Wednesday May 3, 2017.

Organizers

Afthab Hussain (SPS Additional Meetings committee; Coventry University), Sam Jackson (NC3Rs), Helen Maddock (Inocardia Ltd; Coventry University), and Helen Prior (SPS secretary; NC3Rs)

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Location: Coventry, United Kingdom
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Registration Time: 10:00–10:30
Meeting Time: 10:30–16:30
Networking Reception: 16:30–18:00

 

2017 SPS/STP Northeast Regional Meeting

This joint regional meeting of the Safety Pharmacology Society and Society of Toxicologic Pathology held at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in the beautiful seaport district of Boston, Massachusetts. The program featured speakers from the region presenting on “Form Follows Function” related topics; designed to meet the interests of a wide range of attendees.

Organizers

Donald Hodges, Alfred Botchway, Alan Bass, Alison Easter, Andrew Sonderfan, Basel Assaf, Duncan Armstrong, Malar Pannirselvam, Martin Traebert, Michelle Brignac, Simon Authier, Tiffini Brabham, Amy Kim, Binod Jacob, and Tom Steinbach

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Location: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, Massachusetts
Date: Friday, May 12, 2017
Registration Time: 7:00 AM–8:00 AM
Meeting Time: 8:00 AM–4:30 PM


2016 SPS Northeast US Regional Meeting

Safety Pharmacology Innovations and Applications

The 2016 Safety Pharmacology Innovations and Application SPS Regional Meeting Goals are to:

  • Showcase the science of safety pharmacology across Pharma and Academic institutions and
  • To highlight scientific advances in the field brought about from collaborations with partner lines (i.e. Investigative Toxicology, Investigative Pathology, Academia and much more)

Organizers

Alf Botchway, Tiffini Brabham, Donald Hodges, Amy Kim, Andrew Sonderfan, Martin Traebert, and Malar Pannirselvam

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Location: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, Massachusetts
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Registration Time: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM
Meeting Time: 8:30 AM–5:00 PM


2016 SPS Southern California Regional Meeting

Cardio-Oncology: Where Safety Pharmacology Fits In

The symposium focused on safety pharmacology approaches to cardio-oncology from cellular assays to clinical support.

Organizers

Hugo Vargas, Mike Engwall, Jonathan Heyen, Sian Ratcliffe, and Paul Butler

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Location: Pfizer Campus, La Jolla, California
Date: Friday, June 5, 2015
Registration Time: 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
Meeting Time: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM