Founder & CEO
XCellR8, United Kingdom
Dr. Carol Treasure is the Founder and CEO of XCellR8, an animal-free testing laboratory. XCellR8 conducts regulatory in vitro safety and efficacy tests for global cosmetic ingredient manufacturers and retailers. Carol founded XCellR8 in 2008 with a mission to accelerate the world’s transition to 100% animal-free testing and the company’s work has been recognized at a regulatory level by the OECD and by top funding bodies such as Innovate UK and Horizon 2020.
Carol earned her bachelor’s degree in Physiology & Pharmacology at Sheffield University and received her PhD from the FRAME Alternatives Laboratory at University of Nottingham, based on her work in the development of reconstructed human skin models for non-animal testing. She has devoted her career to using innovative science to replace animal testing over the past 25 years, working closely with leading cosmetic companies and ingredient suppliers.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
8:55 AM – 9:20 AM CDT