Join Us at SOT-ToxExpo 2018

At SOT 2018, opening on March 11 in San Antonio, Douglas Connect will demonstrate the latest findings for improving Bayesian network-based ITS systems and extending them to other endpoints. 

Animal-replacement challenge

Douglas Connect is one of the winners of the latest CRACK IT Challenge, for refining, reducing and replacing animal testing.

Barry's Safer World by Design

Why would a busy CEO give time to starting a global, public-benefit organization? For that matter, how do you even go about it? 

Supporting Decision Making

Talk is easier than action. And action is more straightforward than reaching a common understanding, agreement and acceptance. 

Problem Definition for Datasets

The most important resource for an empirical science like toxicology and its application in risk assessment is data... 

DC to open new Lab

Dr. Tatyana Doktorova, Douglas Connect's Senior Toxicologist, is responsible for the company's new Safety Assessment lab.

Daniel Bachler's Introduction to Elm

Douglas Connect's Senior Software Engineer Daniel Bachler recently gave this talk at the GOTO Berlin 2017 Conference.

Food and Drug Safety Assessment

In the area of food safety, the GSRS speakers noted the willingness of regulators to use data from new technologies once they are mature enough.

From research to industry

One of the main messages of the Global Summit on Regulatory Science (GSRS17) held in Brasilia in September was that decision-making about safety assessment is undergoing a major transition.

in3: young scientists rising

PhD student Pranika Singh is embedded in Douglas Connect, at its main office in Basel’s Technology Park.

The foundation of miracles

Miracle cures were just around the corner. After a few years, when the miracles didn’t appear, a period of popular disillusion set in.

Regulatory science and practice

New methods from biology, chemistry and computer science are rapidly changing our approach to safety assessment.

Working together on safety assessment

Sometimes we forget that science is about people. And how one conversation can define a solution or take research in a new direction.

"Detailed Report” feature for SkinSens ITS

Following the successful SkinSens ITS release during the Society of Toxicology annual meeting 2017, we received plenty of positive feedback and valuable suggestions for additional features.

Replacing animal testing

Every day, we come into contact with chemicals whose effects on the human body and the environment have not been adequately tested. Over 100,000 of them need urgent evaluation  ...

Drug Design Training and Research

The eChemInfo Training and Innovation Course in Drug Design took place in Milano on 17-21 July 2017. EChemInfo workshops are organized for almost 10 years.

Join us at eCheminfo Euro

A couple of last-minute places are still available for the eChemInfo workshop (Training and Innovation Course in Drug Design) in Milano starting July 17. Register now at

Join us at OpenTox USA

Consider joining next week in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, for a great program progressing "Safer World by Design" goals.
More info: > OpenTox USA 2017 <

OpenTox Asia 2017

During 17-18 May 2017, we visited green and beautiful Daejeon in South Korea for OpenTox Asia 2017. Speakers from all over Asia and the rest of the world attended to present and discuss innovation in predictive toxicology at Didimdol Plaza, KRICT.

Skin Sensitization Application

Allergic contact dermatitis (aka., skin sensitization) accounts for 20% of all contact dermatitis cases and hence has an estimated annual cost up to $200 million. It is also a public health problem...

About Douglas Connect

Douglas Connect manages collaborative projects to achieve goals in scientific research, infrastructure development or service provision. Effective collaboration requires many elements including coordination, culture, communications, common understanding, decision-making and interoperability.

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