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International workshop on the HET-CAM assay
(29.10.2012 - 30.10.2012)
The BfR organizes together with Services & Consultation on Alternative Methods Sagl -SeCAM an international workshop on the HET-CAM assay on the 29th and 30th of October 2012 in Berlin, co-sponsored by the BfR and the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA). During this workshop recommendations on the most relevant HET-CAM protocol(s) and prediction model(s) for the different regulatory purposes and uses of this test method will be developed. In particular, the potential use of the HET-CAM test in a bottom-up or top-down approach as well as in screening, testing and/or safety assessment will be discussed and recommendations developed that should facilitate the process of regulatory acceptance. The recommendations and conclusions of the workshop will be published.