Professor Ruth Roberts Hosts ATS Meeting

Professor Ruth Roberts was elected President of the Academy of Toxicology Sciences in June 2018 and holds the position until June 2019.  She will be hosting the ATS Annual Business Meeting and Reception at SOT on Tuesday, March 12 where she will be presenting Dr William Slikker, Jr. with the 2019 Mildred Christian Award at the reception.

The meeting will be held between 8 and 9:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency, Baltimore in room Constellation A.  New potential ATS fellows are most welcome to attend and find out about ATS!

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Professor Ruth A Roberts, PhD, ATS, FBTS, ERT, FRSB, FRCPath Director and Cofounder, ApconiX, UK and Chair and Director of Drug Discovery, University of Birmingham, UK Ruth is chair of drug discovery at Birmingham University, UK and Cofounder of ApconiX, an integrated toxicology and ion channel company that brings together a team of world-renowned nonclinical safety experts with over 400 years of drug discovery and development experience. Previously, Ruth was Global Head of Regulatory Safety at AstraZeneca and Director of Toxicology for Aventis. Ruth is an established science professional bringing rigorous expert thinking to toxicology, drug discovery and drug development. With >140 publications in peer reviewed journals, she is focused on reducing attrition attributable to safety and toxicity. A former president of the British Toxicology Society, former president of EUROTOX, former secretary to SOT and president elect of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, Ruth was the recipient of the SOT Achievement award in 2002, the EUROTOX Bo Holmstedt Award in 2009 and the SOT Founders award in 2018 for outstanding leadership in toxicology.