External advisory boards
The METOXIA project have established two independent advisory boards, notably the METOXIA Scientific External Advisory Board and the METOXIA Ethical Advisory Board.
Members of the Scientific External Advisory Board
Professor Randall S. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor at the Molecular Biology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego
Professor Seppo Parkkila, MD, PhD, Professor at the Institute of Medical Technology and School of Medicine, University of Tampere
The role and work tasks of the Scientific External Advisory Board will be to provide advices with regard to the overall scientific and translational work carried out under the METOXIA project, and provide a yearly report on their review of the project.
Members of the Ethical Advisory Board are
Professor Sue Watson, Professor of Pre-Clinical Oncology, Head of the Division of Pre-Clinical Oncology, Scientific Director, PRECOS, University of Nottingham. (Resigned from the Ethical Advisory Board May 2010).
Professor Giovanni Maio, Professor at the Interdisciplinary Center for Ethics at the University of Freiburg.
The role and work tasks of the Ethical Advisory Board will be to provide advices in ethical questions concerning studies involving animal models as well as clinical studies, and provide a yearly report on these issues.