During the 2018 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, SOT members volunteered to serve as SOT Reporters, writing about sessions and events they attended during the event. All of their insights and summaries of the science presented during the meeting are available as individual blog posts.
As the various online repositories of toxicological information accrue and high-throughput screening technology creates billions of data points as a matter of course, the problem of data analytics and interpretation looms large for toxicologists used to traditional toxicity studies.
It’s important for scientists on any level to master an “elevator speech.” During a 2018 Scientific Session, experts and early career scientists provided useful tips and advice on how to make a good first impression by improving your cadence and body language, as well as examples of what not to do.
The presenters during the 2018 “Reducing the Uncertainty of Read-Across Predictions by New Approach Methodologies: Application in Regulatory Human Risk Assessments” Session provided good reasons to abandon old risk assessment habits and embrace new approach methodologies (NAM).
The successful and well-attended “Nonclinical to Clinical Translation of Antibody-Drug Conjugates” Workshop Session at the 2018 Annual Meeting and ToxExpo highlighted the challenges in nonclinical to clinical translatability of ADCs and regulatory considerations based on ICH S9.