Science Prize Winner 2012


The Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy was awarded £50,000 for its work on toxicity pathways in heptatoxicology and developmental toxicology.

Birgitte Landesmann & Milena Mennecozzi talk to us about their work..



Also short-listed


Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, USA

For work on the Human Toxome project and other 21st Century toxicology research

Antidote Europe, France
For work on pesticide mixtures and human cell lines

Givaudan: Andreas Natsch and Roger Ernter UK
For development of the KeratinoSens skin sensitisation test

Anna Maria Bassi, Italy
For her team’s work on toxicity pathways using mammalian cell lines

Monica Suarez Korsnes, Norway
For her work on variability in cellular response within cell lines

B. Zimmer et al, University of Konstanz , Germany
For the international team involved in Human Neural Crest Cell toxicity pathway research

M. Lindstedt et al, University of Lund, Sweden
For their work on biomarker analysis for skin sensitivities

Naoaki Ishi et al, Tokai University, Japan
For their work on an alternative test for anti-ageing substances