Dr Michael Morton, Professor Ruth Roberts, Dr Richard Knight and Dr Paul Duffy will be attending EUROTOX this September in Brussels. The theme for 2018 is “Toxicology Out of the Box” and reflects the federation’s willingness and enthusiasm to offer an innovative, forward-looking and imaginative scientific programme.  ‘”The theme for EUROTOX aligns perfectly with our plans to future proof drug discovery here at ApconiX”, commented Ruth Roberts, past president of EUROTOX.

Ruth will be giving a keynote lecture on Wednesday September 5th at 8:30 in the GOLD Hall entitled “Drug Discovery: If you want to see different results do things differently.”  Chair and Director in Drug Discovery at the University of Birmingham, Ruth will present lessons learned from over 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry focusing on attrition, prediction and the challenges posed by nonclinical to clinical accordance.

Ruth will also be presenting “Repurposing of new medicines: opportunities and challenges” on Monday 3rd of September at 16:30 in the SILVER Hall in Session 12.

EUROTOX is being held in Brussels this year and runs the 2nd to 5th of September.  For more information see the EUROTOX website.  See the full programme here.