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WC11 podcasts

The organisers of the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in LIfe Sciences (WC11) invite you to an exchange of views on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences. Every month in this series of podcasts produced by Altertox Academy, representatives of the scientific community, international regulatory bodies and industry will provide their perspectives on the paradigm shift occurring in life sciences in the last decades.  Join us to learn more about breakthrough technologies, artificial intelligence, the hottest scientific information and how regulation is to adapt to these changes. Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.


WC11 Podcast - Charu Chandrasekera
Charu Chandrawekera, Founder and Executive Director of the Canadian Center for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) is the guest of our 4th podcast. She advocates for a paradigm shift in which Human serves as the quintessential animal model in research and provides inspiring insights on how to move away from animal models.Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.
29:44 8/13/21
WC11 Podcast - Kirsty Reid
Kirsty Reid, Director of Science Policy at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) is the guest of our 3rd episode dedicated to the 3Rs in transition. In this podcast, Kirsty describes the commitment of the industry to improve animal welfare as well as to reduce and replace the number of animals used for scientific purpose, and the impact of this transition for the sector.Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.
60:19 7/22/21
WC11 Podcast - Sandra Coecke
Meet Sandra Coecke, who works for the European Union Joint Research Centre  (JRC) and coordinates the EU Network of Laboratories for the Validation of Alternative Methods (EU NETVAL). Sandra tells us about the evolution of the EU and international framework on alternatives to animal testing, the development and uptake of these methods in Europe and globally, and the integration of the 3Rs in the EU Green Deal. Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.
47:17 6/25/21
WC11 Podcast - Thomas Hartung
Professor Thomas Hartung explains how innovation is revolutionizing toxicity testing to improve public health and how life sciences are slowly but surely moving away from animal experimentation.Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.
21:06 5/21/21