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The Physicians Committee



Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Measuring Progress 50 Years Later

 

Agenda

 

Thursday, August 26, 2010

7:15 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome
Hope Ferdowsian, M.D., M.P.H.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; The George Washington University Department of Medicine

8:15 a.m.

Keynote Address
Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich of Ohio

8:30 a.m.

What is Missing in the Ethics of Animal Research?
John Gluck, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico; Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University

9:15 a.m.

Noninvasive Cognition Research in Nonhuman Primates and Other Animals
Brian Hare, Ph.D.
Duke University

10 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Understanding the Whole Mouse: Pain, Stress, and Physiological Derangements
Alicia Karas, D.V.M., M.S.
Tufts University

11 a.m.

Pain in Animals and Subsequent Ethical Imperatives
Larry Carbone, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. ACLAM
University of California, San Francisco

11:45 a.m.

Lunch

1 p.m.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Chimpanzees
Hope Ferdowsian, M.D., M.P.H.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; The George Washington University Department of Medicine

1:45 p.m.

Do Animals Experience Various Basic Emotions? The Evidence Overwhelmingly Says Yes!
Jaak Panksepp, Ph.D.
Washington State University

2:30 p.m.

The Emotional and Moral Lives of Animals and Why They Matter: Expanding Our Compassion Footprint and Rewilding Our Hearts
Marc Bekoff, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder

3:15 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Lessons from Chimpanzee-Based Human Disease Research: The Implications of Genetic Differences
Jarrod Bailey, Ph.D.
New England Anti-vivisection Society

4:15 p.m.

Systematic Reviews of the Animal Experimentation Literature
Michael B. Bracken, Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.
Yale University

5 p.m.

Legal Acceptance of Nonanimal Data
E. Donald Elliott, J.D.
Yale University; Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Georgetown University

5:45 p.m.

Reception

Friday, August 27, 2010

7:15 a.m.

Breakfast

7:45 a.m.

Welcome Back

8 a.m.

Advancing Toxicity Testing Methods for the 21st Century
Melvin E. Andersen, Ph.D.
The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences

8:45 a.m.

The Future of Testing in the 21st Century: An EPA perspective
Robert J. Kavlock, Ph.D.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

9:30 a.m.

Break

9:45 a.m.

MIMIC System and Applications
William Warren, Ph.D.
VaxDesign Corporation

10:30 a.m.

Human-Relevant Microfluidic Devices and Cell Cultures
Martin L. Yarmush, M.D. Ph.D.
Hμrel Corporation

11:15 a.m.

Bridging the Gap: The Use of Human Tissue in the Drug Development Process
Sarah Lynagh Ph.D.
Biopta Ltd.

Noon

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Economics of Animal Testing
Thomas Hartung, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

2 p.m.

International Frameworks for Protection and Prospects for Improvement: An African Perspective
Charles Kimwele, Ph.D.
African Network for Animal Welfare; University of Nairobi

2:45 p.m.

Validation and International Harmonization
Rodger Curren, Ph.D.
Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc.

3:30 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m.

A Computer Simulation Environment Used to Design New Insulin Treatments for Diabetes
Marc Breton, Ph.D.
University of Virginia Health System

4:30 p.m.

Noninvasive Research on Cetacean Cognition
Lori Marino, Ph.D.
Emory University

5:15 p.m.

The Love/Avon Army of Women: A New Approach to Breast Cancer Research
Susan Love, M.D.
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

 



 

Presentations

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Co-Sponsors

PCRM Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Institute for In Vitro Sciences

Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

Georgetown University

Funding for this conference was received from the Arcus Foundation and the National Science Foundation.

 
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