3Rs Sharing Conference II

3Rs Sharing Conference II

The Power & Potential of Refinement & Reduction

Convened by the New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research
February 27, 2013
9:30am – 5:00pm
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

The potential of new technologies and the appropriate application of reduction and refinement methods can lead to significant benefits, better science and better results. This conference will highlight reduction and refinement strategies, recognizing that these 2Rs play a specific and important role in advancing science, and the overall 3Rs efforts while improving of animal welfare.

Morning Session

8:30 AM Open Registration, continental breakfast
9:30 AM Program Opens
9:40 AM ⇒Keynote: A Sea of Rs – Beyond Replacement, Refinement & Reductions
Margaret Landi, VMD, DipACLAM Chief of Animal Welfare, Ethics & Strategy, GSK Pharmaceuticals
10:30 BREAK
10:45 ⇒Keynote: Developing Stem Cell Human Models for Disease Study
Ron Hart, PhD Professor, Cell Biology & Neuroscience
W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, Rutgers University
11:45 Common Pathways Award
12 Noon Lunch

Afternoon Session

Advancing Science & Animal Welfare Case Studies
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM Blood Microsampling Methodologies in Rodent Studies: What’s New & Perspectives
Patricia Zane, PhD, Associate Director, Drug Disposition, DSAR, Sanofi
⇒Considerations of the 3Rs in Biologic Drug Development Studies
Laura Andrews, PhD, Vice President of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Genzyme Corporation
2:00 – 2:50 PM Case Studies
⇒Enriched Housing Conditions for Rats does not Impact Scientific Outcomes
Jan Lund Ottesen, DVM, PhD, DipECLAM
Vice President & Head of Laboratory Animal Science, Novo Nordisk
Refinement and Reduction of Animal Use in Discovery and Safety Pharmacology Studies
Stephen Wilson, Scientist II, Charles River Preclinical Services, Nevada
3:00 – 3:50 PM Case Studies
⇒Strategies for Reducing Animals in Reproduction and Developmental Toxicity Studies
Alan Hoberman, PhD, DABT, Executive Director, Site Operations and Toxicology, Charles River Labs
Bleeding Like a Stuck Pig…..Without the Pig – A Case Study in Animal Use Reduction
Jennifer Houston, Clinical Education Specialist, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson & Johnson Company

The Use of Imaging in Preclinical Research
Joan Krakowsky, PhD
Associate Director, Scientific Commercial Development, Taconic

4:00 – 5:00 PM Networking
⇒Indicates live online web cast presentation

Read our speakers’ bios-

Through the commitment and generous underwriting of NJABR supporters, we are pleased to offer Special Registration Rates: NJABR & SUBR Members: $150 • Non-members: $250

For more information, contact Annette McCabe at 609.392.0155


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