Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Course administrators

André Barel

Doctor in Biochemistry, special licence in Cosmetology, professor emeritus in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, active emeritus for the Department of General and Biological Chemistry.

Vera Rogiers

Doctor in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Master in Applied Toxicology, full-time professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in the faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy; head of department of Toxicology; lecturing the courses of toxicology, chemical quality and toxicity of cosmetics, and galenics (dermatological preparations) to pharmacy students; responsible for two research teams, one in experimental in vitro toxicology and one in dermato-cosmetology. Organizer of the course : Safety Assessment of Cosmetics in the EU. At the European level, co-chair of the SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety). Chairperson of ecopa (European Consensus Platform on 3R-Alternative Methods) from 2000-2009.

Research partner in several FP6 and FP7 EU projects (CarcinoGENOMICS, Liintop, ESNATS, DETECTIVE and HemiBio) and from 2008 - 2010 coordinator of the START-UP project. Member of the mirror group of epaa (The European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing). Member of ESAC (ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee).

Diane Roseeuw

Aggregated PhD in Dermatology, professor in Dermatology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, head of the Department of Dermatology of the University Hospital of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

The realisation of the course is possible thanks to the support of S.A. Beiersdorf N.V., Belgium.

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last update: 13-May-2011