Toxicology SIG

Our mission statement:

To provide a forum to discuss the statistical issues involved in Regulatory and Investigative Toxicology.


Our membership consists of statisticians at CROs, pharmaceutical companies and academia who are working in preclinical areas such as:

- Acute Tox
- General Tox
- Toxicokinetics
- DMPK
- ECG
- Repro Tox
- Genetic Tox
- Immuno Tox
- Toxicogenomics
- Histopathology
- Safety Pharmacology
- Carcinogenicity

We discuss topics ranging from Dog Telemetry data analysis to Decision Trees, from Bayesian methods to dealing with irate study directors, and no have a list of over 40 affiliates on our e-mail distribution list.
 
Join our mailing list by e-mailing this address with brief details of the field(s) you are working in.

Workshops

Since our inauguration in 2006 we have run a workshop approximately every 18 months. Our latest workshop was run on the 24-25 April 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Heathrow. The agenda focused on five topics: 

  • Self admin/abuse potential
  • Statistical methods for analysing the Ames-test
  • Role of the  Non-Clinical Statistician
  • Bio-Assay Validation
  • Statistics in Safety Testing
You can find all the slides under the PSI Resources page searching for:
> Toxicology Sig > TOX SIG Workshop 2018 

 
 

 

Recent Activity 

The PSI Special Interest Group “Toxicology” have a series of regular FREE webinars dealing with statistical topics faced in toxicology and related fields. The presentations will run for an hour, with approximately 45 min presentation and a Q&A session in the remaining time.

 

The webinars we have planned are:

 

Date

Title

Presenter

19th Sept 2017

Statistics and the Ames Test

David Lovell

12th Dec 2017

Optimal designs for non-compartmental PK studies

Thomas Jaki

20th Feb 2018

Integrating transcriptomics into early safety screening

Bie Verbist

17th Apr 2018

Comet Assay

Bernd-Wolfgang Igl

19th Jun 2018

TBC

18th Sept 2018

TBC

 

 Please click on the available links to register.

 

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    The aim of the workshop is to translate and promote novel methodologies developed by IDEAS and is geared towards statisticians and trialists with an interest in novel methods for early phase clinical trials. Therefore, it will be of interest to those working in academia, industry, HTA or regulatory authorities.
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