Professor Ruth Roberts – co-founder and director of nonclinical safety company, ApconiX based at Alderley Park, Cheshire – is the first non-US-based scientist to receive a prestigious international award for professionals specialising in drug and chemical safety.

She is only the tenth person to receive the US-based Society of Toxicology (SOT) Founders Award, presented for “outstanding leadership in fostering the role of toxicological sciences in safety decision making”.

Professor Roberts joins more than two-dozen other professionals acknowledged by the Society of Toxicology in its latest awards for “the furtherance of the science of toxicology”.

Read more here: Professor Ruth Roberts of Alderley Park’s ApconiX Receives International Award for Drug and Chemical Safety Work