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We're going to the Genetic Toxicology Association 2018
News release

01 May 2018

This week, BAT scientists are attending the Genetic Toxicology Association’s (GTA) annual meeting in Delaware.

We’re presenting some of our latest in vitro data on next-generation products and taking part in workshops discussing latest developments in biological assessment. Find us from 2nd May to see what we’re up to.

Wednesday 2nd May | Industry Workshop (1-6pm):
Latest Developments in Regulation and Assessment of Combustible and Alternative Tobacco Products
BAT Presenter: Marianna Gaca

Thursday 3rd May | Poster Sessions (5-7pm):

  • The pre-clinical assessment of a tobacco heating product (gloTM)
    Authors: Marianna Gaca, David Thorne, Damien Breheny, Chuan Liu, James Murphy, and Chris Proctor.

  • The in vitro biological assessment of a novel hybrid tobacco product and comparison with cigarette smoke
    Authors: Damien Breheny, Jason Adamson, Andrew Baxter, Ian Crooks, Tomasz Jaunky, Mark Taylor, David Thorne, Chuan Liu, James Murphy, and Marianna Gaca.

  • The effect of flavourings on the in vitro mutagenic and genotoxic potential of total particulate matter and gas vapour phase generated from a tobacco heating product
    Authors: Ian Crooks, Theo Le Godec, Lorna Reynolds, Louise Neilson, Ken Scott, and Clive Meredith.

  • The chemical and mutagenic assessment of an electronic cigarette
    Authors: David Thorne, Damien Breheny, Ian Crooks, Frazer Lowe, Jason Adamson, Kevin McAdam, Christopher Proctor, and Marianna Gaca.

  • A novel approach for the screening of e-cigarette aerosols using an Ames whole aerosol assay
    Authors: David Thorne, Michael Hollings, Adam Seymour, Ian Crooks, Clive Meredith, and Marianna Gaca. 

All poster materials will be fully available online after the event, however, be sure to come by
and meet us if you’re at the conference!

If however, you cannot attend, then keep an eye on our Twtter (@BAT_Sci) feed throughout the week for updates on all our activities.
*Please note all times are local – EST



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