Keeping people safe: communicating veterinary pathology in the Pharmaceutical sector.

4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

Evaluation of tissues from toxicology studies by veterinary pathologists enables hazards to be identified and facilitates safe dosing of a potential new medicine in humans. Information visible to the trained eye down a microscope is converted to diagnostic terms. However, selection of appropriate terminology is subjective. In addition, not only the diagnostic findings but also the interpretation in the report constitute the raw data upon which key decisions regarding human safety or commercial viability of a project will be taken.