ESTIV 2018

20th International Congress on In Vitro Toxicology



 15-18 October 2018, Berlin, Germany.


This 2018 ESTIV Congress general theme is 'New approach methodologies for in vitro toxicology applications'.

8 thematic sessions  with oral and poster présentations. Please read the full program on ESTIV website.


Main events about reconstructed human tissues presented by EPISKIN and L'Oréal:


Session 5, New developments in local toxicity and skin sensitisation testing, Wednesday, Ocotber 17, 2018:

8:30, IL 06: An end-user vision on the benefits of alternative methods in skin sensitisation testing
Natalie Alépée (L'Oréal, Aulnay-Sous-Bois/FR)


Session 7, Updates and developments in regulatory toxicology, Thursday, Ocotber 18, 2018:

9:18, OP32: Reconstructed human epithelia for in vitro biocompatibility of medical devices
Christian Pellevoisin (EPISKIN, Lyon/FR)



Posters will also be presented during poster session:


P154: The EyeIRR-IS assay – Development of an in vitro method using SkinEthic HCE model for liquid chemical eye irritation sub-categorisation
Herve Groux (Grasse, Aulnay/bois/FR), Francoise Cottrez (Grasse/FR), Nathalie Alépée, Virginie Leblanc (Aulnay/bois/FR)


P157: In vitro assessment of medical device extracts potential to produce skin sensitisation
Herve Groux, Francoise Cottrez (Grasse/FR), Christian Pellevoisin (Lyon/FR), Kelly Coleman (Minneapolis/US)