Entries by Tina Dackemark Lawesson

The use of Genomic Allergen Rapid Detection (GARD) assays to predict the respiratory and skin sensitising potential of e-liquids

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Volume 103, April 2019, Pages 158-165 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yrtph.2019.01.001 Matthew Stevenson, Lukasz Czekala, Liam Simms, Nicole Tschierske, Olivia Larne, Tanvir Walele Abstract Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are an increasingly popular alternative to combustible tobacco cigarettes among smokers worldwide. A growing body of research indicates that flavours play a critical role in attracting and retaining […]

A mechanistic reinterpretation of the AOP for skin sensitisation

David W Roberts, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Introduction – Non-Animal Prediction: the 21st Century Consensus Because of the biological complexity of the skin sensitisation process no single in chemico or in vitro assay will be an appropriate replacement for an animal-based assay such as LLNA or GPMT… …to ensure a mechanistic basis and cover the […]

Is a combination of assays really needed for non-animal prediction of skin sensitization potential? Performance of the GARD™ (Genomic Allergen Rapid Detection) assay in comparison with OECD guideline assays alone and in combination

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, Volume 98, October 2018, Pages 155-160, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yrtph.2018.07.014. David W.Roberts Highlights Prediction of skin sensitization potential does not need multiple assays representing Key Events of the AOP. This has been argued on theoretical grounds and is now tested against published data. A single assay, GARD™, can outperform combinations of OECD test guideline […]