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Special Issue - 2018 Awards recognising scientific and professional excellence 

As we wrap up the 2018 EUROTOX congress, we want to highlight the various awards presented in Brussels, and congratulate the respective recipients for their scientific contributions and professional excellence in toxicology. 

EUROTOX honours annually a distinguished European toxicologist with the Merit AwardThis year's Merit Award recipient is Prof. Corrado L. Galli. 


The Bo Holmstedt Memorial Foundation (BHMF) Lecture Award is presented every year during the EUROTOX congress to recognise scientists who have made outstanding research contributions to the science of drug or chemical toxicology. This year's BHMF award recipient is Prof. Nigel J Gooderham.

Early career toxicologists are encouraged by the annual Early Career Awards for best poster presentation in two distinct categories. The EUROTOX Gerhard-Zbinden award for drug-oriented toxicological research was presented to Dr. Timothy Allen, University of Cambridge (UK) for this work on "Computational approaches for predicting Molecular Initiating Events", while the ECETOC Christa Hennes Award for toxicological research into mechanisms and risk assessment was presented to Dr.  Wael Naboulsi, Signatope GmbH (Germany) for his work on "A classical and an immunoaffinity-proteomic study to identify and validate drug-induced kidney injury biomarker in canine". 

Presented at the 2018 EUROTOX Business Council Meeting to recognise individuals who have rendered distinguished service to foster toxicology across Europe, the 2018 EUROTOX Honorary Member recognition was presented to Prof. Bas J. Blaauboer (The Netherlands) and Prof. Aristidis Tsatsakis (Greece).

Prof. Mumtaz Iscan, EUROTOX President (2016-2018) presents the 2018 EUROTOX Merit Award to Prof. Corrado L. Galli at the opening ceremony of the EUROTOX Brussels congress held September 2, 2018.
Prof. Nigel Gooderham, recipient of the 2018 Bo Holmstedt Lecture Award, delivers his presentation at the EUROTOX Brussels congress held September 4, 2018.
SUPPORTING EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS
Prof. Heather Wallace, EUROTOX President (2018-2020) presents the EUROTOX Gerhard-Zbinden (G-Z) Early Career Award for drug-oriented toxicological research to Dr. Timothy Allen (pictured) during the closing ceremony of the EUROTOX Brussels congress held September 5, 2018.

The ECETOC Christa Hennes Early Career Award for toxicological research into mechanisms and risk assessment was presented to Dr. Wael Naboulsi (not picture).
 
2018 EUROTOX Honorary Member recognition presentation during the 2018 Business Council meeting held in Brussels, September 4, 2018. Pictured left to right: Aristidis Tsatsakis, Mumtaz Iscan, EUROTOX President (2016-2018) and Bas J. Blaauboer.

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Get ready...
2020 COPENHAGEN CONGRESS CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC PROPOSALS
The three-month call will start December 1, 2018 and end March 1, 2019.
The new timeline will allow the submission of more current and leading-edge topics. Plus new scientific proposal format lasting 90 minutes will be available!
 A·lo·ha Fellowships 
IUTOX is pleased to announce travel awards in the amount of $1,000 for junior and senior scientists attending the IUTOX ICTXV meeting hosted by SOT, and taking place July 15-18, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Application deadline is December 7, 2018.
For more information: https://iutox.org/travel-awards-and-grants.asp 
NEWS FROM OUR SCIENTIFIC PARTNERS
EuroMix CEC at EUROTOX 2018
The EuroMix project organised a Continuing Education Course about the EuroMix research emphasis and the EuroMix toolbox at the EUROTOX meeting in Brussels, September 2, 2018. 

HESI at EUROTOX
Dr. Manasi Nandi (Kings College London) delivered the 2018 HESI Combining Interdisciplinary and Translational Expertise (CITE) lecture at EUROTOX in Brussels on September 5, 2018. The session was chaired by Dr. Heather Wallace, and featured an interdisciplinary project using mathematical models and cardiovascular data to predict outcomes from drug exposures. 






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