Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism Agents November 15-17, 2009

  Sunday, November 15, 2009
1:30 – 2:30pm Dr. Louise Pitt, Director, Center for Aerobiological Sciences, USAMRIID
  GLP studies in biocontainment: Toward Animal Rule licensure_Issues, challenges and humane endpoints.
2:30 – 3:30pm Dr. Thomas Hartung, Director, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Johns Hopkins
  Definition and validation of alternative models.
  Monday, November 16, 2009
9:00 – 10:00am Dr. Kenneth Drake, CEO, Seralogix
  In silico approaches to disease modeling.
10:00 - 11:00am Dr. Rui-Ru Ji, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  Transcriptional dose-response profiling.
11:15am - 12:15pm Dr. Lisa Hensley, Chief, Viral Therapeutics, Virology Division, USAMRIID
  Telemetry uses in BSL facilities and clinical trials.
12:45 – 2:15pm Mr. Robert Brockway, Director, Product Marketing, Data Sciences International
  Advanced telemetry methods in the context of Animal Rule. Respiration and safety pharmacology translational models.
  Dr. Russell Bialecki, Director, Safety Pharmacology North America, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  Automated PK/PD and metabolic analysis integration with chronic telemetric monitoring in rodent models.
2:15 – 3:15pm Dr. Steven Opal, Director, Infectious Diseases Division, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
  Surrogate markers in translational research (where animal to human translation is not an option).
3:15 – 4:15pm Dr. Donald Low, Microbiologist-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  Surrogate markers as decision-making tools in clinical medicine.
4:30 – 5:30pm Dr. Charles Lin, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  Non-biocontainmnet imaging in the context of Animal Rule requirements.
5:30 – 6:30pm Dr. Peter Jahrling, Director, NIAID Integrated Research Facility and Dr. Daniel Mollura, Staff Clinician, NIH Clinical Center, and Staff Scientist, NIAID Integrated Research Facility


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