Professor Jan Alexander (Norway) awarded the BCPT Nordic Prize 2016

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Jan Alexander, who is the Deputy Director-General and Professor, MD, PhD at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, has been awarded the BCPT Nordic Prize 2016 in Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology in recognition of his more than 40 years of research in the field of food safety and nutrition.

BCPT or “Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology” is a Nordic, scientific journal. For further information about the BCPT Nordic Prize and the journal, please contact Editor-in-Chief, Professor Kim Brøsen at kbrosen@health.du.dk or visit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1742-7843

Call for applications for financial support from BCPT to Focused Nordic Conferences AND Events

Call no. 1:
Please check out the attached information about a BCPT-sponsored Nordic Conference within the fields of pharmacology and toxicology. Applications for up to 40,000 Euro should be directed to hhorneberg@health.sdu.dk and the deadline for this has been extended to 15 October 2016.

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Call no. 2:
Each of the Nordic member societies within pharmacology/toxicology, including subsidiary societies, can apply for financial support going up to 7,000 Euro aimed at events like scientific meetings, courses, summer/winter schools, etc. Please read details in the attached information sheet. Upcoming deadline has been extended to 15 October 2016. Send applications to same email address as above.

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Eurotox Executive Committee

Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jørgensen is now a part of EUROTOX Executive Committee, being the first representative from Denmark to serve here.

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The EUROTOX Executive Committee 2014-2016

From Eurotox:

Each time EUROTOX elects its Executive Committee, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Scientific Society.  We affirm the promise for our society’s existence to advance human, environmental and animal health, acting as the leading voice of toxicology in Europe.  We recall that what binds this society together is our allegiance to an idea articulated in a declaration made more than 25 years ago. EUROTOX has 31 European national societies and 3 affiliated societies, representing around 8000 toxicologists across Europe as well as around 200 individual members from countries around the world.  Moreover, our honorary members, a status conferred on those who have made an exceptional contribution to our society, is an important asset for our Society. Our Corporate Members constantly offer their interest, support and contribution for EUROTOX’s purposes and cause. Our Members, although they may derive from different national origin or professional backgrounds, face common scientific challenges in the field of the science of Toxicology. Their membership of EUROTOX and their contribution to EUROTOX’s goals is the essence for the importance and impact of our Society.