Nominated for the Women in Tech International Award in 2018
Professor and Scientific Director at ICARE GROUP
Edith Filaire obtained her PhD from the University of Clermont-Ferrand in 1997. She has worked in major French universities (Lyon 1, Clermont-Fd, Orleans-Paris Saclay). From 2006 to 2018, she was Professor and -co director of a Research laboratory at Orleans-Paris Saclay. Her research focused in nutrition- health using a psychophysiological approach .
After having been Scientific Director for 4 years at GREENTECH GROUP, where she directed research programs on skin biology, neuroendocrinology and microbiota, shes is currently Scientific Director of the ICARE GROUP, leader in regulatory safety for medical devices. She is author/co-author of more than 150 contributions to scientific international journals and 6 chapter books. In November 2018 (Lisbon), she was nominated for the Women in Tech International Award that recognises people around the world who innovates, inspires and transforms the technology.
Fri. February 24 | 3.30pm – Alternative in vitro models to animal testing : what are the new challenges and opportunities?
Guided by ethical considerations and regulatory requirements such as the 7th Amendment to the European Cosmetics Directive n° 1223/2009, the cosmetic industry has developed and evaluated tests strategies for toxicological endpoints and efficacy of cosmetics products and ingredients.
Recent innovative 3D cell technologies such as Organ-on-a-Chip (OoC) can bring significant improvements for toxicology.
These new technologies need to be validated and accepted by regulatory organizations.