Choosing the right non-clinical CRO

Non-clinical contract research organisations (CROs) are an integral part of modern drug development. For any novel agent, delivery of GLP toxicity data to support clinical trials is a crucial step that requires a professional organisation with dedicated management, infrastructure and a broad array of technical and scientific skills. In selecting a CRO, the sponsor typically [...]

By |2018-09-12T14:07:14+00:00September 19th, 2018|Toxicology, Press|Comments Off on Choosing the right non-clinical CRO

ApconiX Celebrates EUROTOX

EUROTOX 2018 was a great success with many excellent sessions, posters and keynote lectures.  There were more than 1400 attendees from >50 countries giving an outstanding opportunity for networking and learning. Highlights included the Merit award lecture from Sam Cohen (University of Nebraska) who talked about “Cell proliferation and carcinogenesis” and the HESI CITE lecture [...]

By |2018-09-13T08:39:22+00:00September 12th, 2018|Events|Comments Off on ApconiX Celebrates EUROTOX

Michael Morton Presents at EUROTOX 2018

Dr Michael Morton will be speaking at EUROTOX this September in Belgium.  On Tuesday September 4th at 16:30 in Hall 100 Mike will address ‘Cardiac safety: current state of the art’ chaired by Dr Mark Holbrook of VAST Pharma solutions and Ester Lovsin-Barle from Lonza.  Mike will present ‘Ion channel profiling of stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes: [...]

By |2018-08-23T12:05:35+00:00August 29th, 2018|Ion Channels, Events|Comments Off on Michael Morton Presents at EUROTOX 2018

Paul Duffy Presents at EUROTOX 2018

Dr Paul Duffy will be speaking at EUROTOX this September. On Monday 3rd of September at 16:30 in the SILVER Hall Paul will address “Old drugs in new guises: the toxicology of repurposing” chaired and introduced by Ruth Roberts and Dr Miranda Cornet from UCB in Belgium.  Paul will present case studies to illustrate the [...]

By |2018-08-23T12:05:58+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on Paul Duffy Presents at EUROTOX 2018

ApconiX at EUROTOX 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-08-15T09:24:31+00:00August 15th, 2018|Toxicology, Events|Comments Off on ApconiX at EUROTOX 2018

ApconiX Welcomes George Buchanan

George joins ApconiX as a placement student for the month of August.  George graduated from the University of Newcastle last year after studying Biology.  He decided to take a year out before beginning a master’s degree in stem cell technology and regenerative medicine at the University of Nottingham in September. George was keen to gain [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:31:28+00:00July 31st, 2018|Ion Channels, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes George Buchanan

Mother and Daughter on Front cover

Ruth Roberts and Emma Walker were featured on the front cover of Toxicology Research this month.  The mother and daughter’s review article, Collaboration and competition: ethics in toxicology hit the headlines in Volume 7. The front cover was painted by Emma, an accomplished artist as well as scientist.  Emma is currently studying for her Master’s [...]

By |2018-07-22T18:28:03+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Toxicology, Publications|Comments Off on Mother and Daughter on Front cover

ApconiX Welcomes Katie Cox

Katie joins ApconiX as a placement student for the month of July.  Katie, a third-year student from Sheffield University studying Biomedical Sciences hopes to carry on with her studies and complete a master’s degree at Sheffield after graduation. Eager to gain experience of a real-world laboratory, Katie took her tutor’s advice and applied.  Dr Stephen [...]

By |2018-07-31T10:46:01+00:00July 5th, 2018|Ion Channels, Careers|Comments Off on ApconiX Welcomes Katie Cox

Project Toxicologist

The Role:  We are looking for a project toxicologist with at least 5 years of experience supporting diverse drug discovery and development projects.  Experience of small molecules, biologics and new modalities in any therapy area are all of interest.  You will have the experience and gravitas to work alone with clients in a project environment, [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:14:16+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Job Vacancies|Comments Off on Project Toxicologist

Target Safety Biologist/Market Intelligence Lead

The Role: We are looking for a research-minded scientist to join our team of target safety biologists.  The team create target safety assessments (TSAs) to help our growing list of clients make crucial decisions on progressing drug projects.  Each TSA involves compiling and interpreting relevant literature on a particular drug target to provide an expert [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:14:16+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Job Vacancies|Comments Off on Target Safety Biologist/Market Intelligence Lead