In Vitro and Alternative Methods - SOT Specialty Section

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name In Vitro and Alternative Methods - SOT Specialty Section
Abbreviated name IVAM
Owner/Developer Society of Toxicology
Abbreviated owner SOT
Country United States of America
Languages English
Description The In Vitro and Alternative Methods Specialty Section (IVAM) is a specialty group within the Society of Toxicology whose members have expertise in the application of in vitro techniques to problems of cellular toxicity, with a special emphasis on product safety evaluation. The interests of IVAM include studies of the basic cellular processes involved in the induction of adverse outcomes of specific organs and the whole animal and the development of simple to complex cellular and subcellular systems to predict toxicity in vivo and for risk assessment purposes. Other significant topics of interest include in vitro test validation and all aspects of test development and acceptance for individual or regulatory purposes.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Experts
Sub categories Experts / Reviewers Panel
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Education and training, Documentation and information