The ApconiX team would like to congratulate Dr Myrtle Davis for becoming Vice President-Elect of the Society of Toxicology.

Dr Davis is an executive director at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she leads discovery toxicology in pharmaceutical candidate optimization to provide target and molecular hazard identification and risk assessments for issues identified in discovery research. She also currently serves on the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counsellors and is a reviewer for the Assay Development and Screening Technologies Laboratory of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Dr Davis joined SOT in 1992 and was a SOT Councillor from 2013 to 2016.

Professor Ruth Roberts commented, “Myrtle is a great scientist, a great leader and a real asset to SOT. We look forward to working with SOT under her leadership.”

Dr Davis takes up her position as VP Elect on May 1, 2019 and will accede to VP in 2020 and President of the Society in 2021.