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Jun 17, 2014, 08:26 ET

China FDA signs MOU with US laboratory to Promote Non-Animal Testing Methods in China

 The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute for Food and Drug...

Dec 17, 2013, 13:00 ET
A. Hilberer of IIVS demonstrates in vitro techniques to Chinese scientists.  (PRNewsFoto/Institute for In Vitro Sciences)

Technical Training in Non-Animal Safety Methods Held in China

 The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), with support from its Industry Council for the Advancement of Regulatory Acceptance of...

May 28, 2013, 10:37 ET

Industry Council Formed to Advance Regulatory Acceptance of Non-Animal Testing Methods

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences Inc., (IIVS) a world renowned leader in the validation, training, and application of non-animal test methods,...

Nov 16, 2012, 10:48 ET

U.S. Laboratory Wins First Annual Training Prize by Lush Cosmetics

 The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a non-profit laboratory, received the first annual Lush Training Prize during an award ceremony in...

Oct 23, 2012, 10:46 ET

BASF Supports U.S. Non-Profit Laboratory to Promote Non-Animal Testing Methods

BASF SE, the world's leading chemical company, has provided U.S. based Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) with equipment critical to replacing...

Jun 28, 2012, 13:00 ET

IIVS Hosts Workshop on Non-Animal Testing Methods for Russian Delegates

Furthering its goal to increase the use of non-animal testing methods internationally, the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) hosted a four...

Jan 18, 2012, 12:52 ET

IIVS Expands International Outreach Program for Acceptance of Non-Animal Testing For Cosmetic Products

Recognizing the urgent need to drive regulatory change in those countries that still require animal testing for cosmetic and personal care...

Jun 30, 2010, 11:34 ET

IIVS Receives First Mark Twain Ethical Science Award for Successes In Replacing Animals for Chemical and Product Safety Testing

In recognition of its leadership in the optimization, validation and routine use of non-animal testing methods, The Institute for In Vitro Sciences...

Apr 15, 2010, 14:35 ET

U.S. Scientist Appointed to European Science Advisory Panel

Dr. Rodger Curren, co-founder and president of the Institute for In Vitro Sciences, has been appointed as a member of the newly re-organized ECVAM...

Dec 10, 2009, 13:04 ET

Doctors and Scientists Create New Society to Promote Non-Animal Toxicology Testing Methods

Inspired by a National Academy of Sciences' report calling for a new toxicity testing strategy, the Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc. (IIVS)...

Jul 30, 2009, 13:00 ET

IIVS Announces Initiation by EPA of a Pilot Program to Evaluate Non-Animal Eye-Irritation Methods

The EPA has initiated a new program to evaluate the use of non-animal methods to replace the Draize test for eye irritation labeling for...