HESI Annual Meetings

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 View the meeting agenda here.

Meeting Presentations

Plenary Session: Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Re-thinking DART assessment for chemicals and pharmaceuticals– Evolution or Revolution

Ms. Sue Makris, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


An Ecological Threshold for Toxicological Concern (Eco-TTC)

Dr. Scott Belanger, P&G


Emerging Issues Session: Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Making the Most of Physiological 'Big' Data - a Maths in Medicine Case Study

Dr. Manasi Nandi, Senior Lecturer in Integrative Pharmacology, Kings College London, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science


Biological Approaches to Metal Recovery and Reuse

Dr. Louise Horsfall, Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Co-Director for Center for Science at Extreme Conditions


Future Science at HESI

Ms. Jennifer Pierson, HESI


Future Science, Sustainable Development and Global Wellbeing: a Gender-lens Perspective?

Dr. Lucilla Spini, Head of Science Programmes, International Council for Science (ICSU)


Emerging Issues Subcommittee - Cell Therapy Tracking and Safety

Dr. Lucilia Mouries, HESI Program Manager




Science Without Borders Session: Thursday, June 15, 2017


Science without Borders? The challenges and benefits of regional, national, and international science collaborations.


International Council for Science (ICSU)

Dr. Lucilla Spini, Head of Science Programmes


Innovative Medicines Initiative

Dr. Hugh Laverty, Head of Scientific Operations within IMI-JU


United Nations Environment Program

Dr. Monika MacDevette, Deputy Director, Ecosystems Division,
Nairobi, Kenya

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Emerging Issues Session: New Project Proposals for 2018:

Improving fate and ecotoxicity assessment tools to advance the ecological risk assessment of difficult to test multi-component substances. Read the full proposal here and view the slides presented at the meeting here.
Development and Application of a Generic Tool for Performing Ecological Risk Assessments of Multiple Stressors. Read the full proposal here and view the slides presentation at the meeting here.