Toxicology SIG


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

Who we are

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

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

We discuss diverse topics ranging from Dog Telemetry data analysis to Decision Trees, from Bayesian methods to dealing with irate study directors, and now have a list of over 50 affiliates on our e-mail distribution list.

Upcoming Events

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. See section below for details of this years seminars.


The PSI Special Interest Group “Toxicology” seminars for 2020 are as follows: 





14 Jan

What does the Data-Driven Hype mean for Pharma Analytics?

Richard Pugh, Mango Solutions    

 Data Driven Hype - R Pugh

31 Mar

Label-free classification of ciliated cells using Deep Learning

Ketil Tvermosegaard, GSK


23 Jun

Reproducibility from Discovery to Clinical Research

Bruno Boulanger, Pharmalex


01 Dec


To register for a webinar please click on the link once it is available.

For all previous webinars click here.


We are excited to announce that we will be running a workshop in 2020. It will be on the 16th and 17th March at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Heathrow . 

The afternoon of Day 1 will include a 4.5 hour Bayesian training course focused towards applications in toxicology/pre-clinical, provided by Prof. Dr. Katja Ickstadt and is included in the workshop fee.

The member cost is £225 + VAT per delegate, inclusive of food and one night’s accommodation (and the training course). The agenda and topics that will be discussed are yet to be finalised, but please get in touch with Gareth Thomas if you have suggestions or any questions regarding the event. Full details will be circulated in the coming weeks.

Registration is open and spaces are limited.

To register, please click here


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How to get in touch

Join our mailing list by e-mailing this address with brief details of the field(s) you are working in.



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