Ruth Roberts on SOT Ballot

ApconiX is happy to announce that Ruth Roberts is on the SOT ballot for the position of Vice President-Elect.  As Secretary to SOT, Ruth was the first non-US based Council member and now hopes to be the first non-US based President!

‘It’s a great honour to be asked to stand for election to lead the world’s largest toxicology society’, commented Ruth.  ‘If elected, I would focus on increasing the impact of toxicology by advancing the science and by investing in training the next generation of toxicologists.  I hope my international experience of leadership in academia, large pharma and biotech will help me meet these challenges’.

Please take the opportunity to cast your vote before 1st February on the SOT website.  Please note the election is open to SOT members only and the link will take you to the 2019 ballot once you have logged in.

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About the Author:

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.