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Sunday, 28 August 2011 21:11

BfR scientist received Regognition Award from CAAT

The Head of the Unit “Alternatives to Animal Testing – ZEBET” within the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Dr. Manfred Liebsch, together with Dr. Kevin Crofton of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has been awarded with this year’s Recognition Award of the Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).

This International Research Award is presented every two to three years within the framework of the World Congress organised by the Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) of the John Hopkins School of Public Health to recognise special and long-term achievements in the field of reduction and replacement of animal tests. The Award ceremony takes place at the during the 8th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in Life Sciences in Montreal.

Source: http://www.bfr.bund.de/