Dr. David Allen has been selected to receive the 2017 SOT Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award

Dr. David Allen, VP of Science and Strategy, has been selected to receive the 2017 Society of Toxicology Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award.

The Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award is presented to an SOT member in recognition of contributions made to the advancement of toxicological science through the development and application of methods that replace, refine, or reduce the need for experimental animals. This award recognizes outstanding/significant contributions to the scientifically sound and responsible use of animals in research. As Principal Investigator of the National Toxicology Program Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) support contract, Dr. Allen has assembled a team of scientists that are considered to be leaders in the evaluation and validation of alternative approaches that replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in toxicology testing. Congratulations to Dr. Allen on this well-deserved honor.