2024 Annual Symposium - The Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP)
2024 STP Annual Symposium

General Information


Innovative Therapeutics: Biology, Toxicologic Pathology, and Regulatory Perspectives

Scientific Co-Chairs: Dharani K. Ajithdoss, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVP, DACVM, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; Elizabeth L. Buza, DVM, DACVP, University of Pennsylvania; and Kiran S. Palyada, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVP, DABT, Pfizer Inc.

Continuing Education Chair: Melanie Greeley, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Charles River Laboratories

Continuing Education Co-Chair: Debra A. Tokarz, DVM, PhD, DACVP, EPL, Inc.

View the Preliminary Program


Sunday, June 16

CE Courses  (Half Day)

  • CE1 (AM): Immunotoxicology from a Pathology Perspective
  • CE2 (PM): Nonclinical Safety Evaluation of Long-Acting Injectables (LAI) in Animal Models

DTT Satellite Symposium: Pathology Potpourri (AM)

Career Development Workshop (PM): US FDA Modernization ACT 2.0

Exhibits and Poster Sessions Open & Welcome Reception (PM)

Monday, June 17

Symposium Welcome and Keynote: How Safe Is AAV Gene Therapy?

Session 1 (AM): AAV-Based Therapies

Exhibits and Poster Sessions Open

Career Development Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace

Session 2 (PM): Adoptive Cell Therapies

Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall: Adversity 2.0

Tuesday, June 18

Session 3 (AM): Targeted Delivery of siRNA and ASO-Based Therapies

Exhibits and Poster Sessions Open

Session 4 (PM): mRNA-based Therapies and Others

Wednesday, June 19

Session 5 (AM): Protein Degraders

Exhibits and Poster Sessions Open

Session 6 (PM): LNP and Other Delivery Systems

Awards and Recognition Ceremony

President’s Reception

Meeting Materials

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Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities

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Annual Symposium Code of Conduct

STP is committed to providing a welcoming and professional environment for all event participants. All participants, including but not limited to attendees, speakers, volunteers, service providers, and STP staff members are expected to abide by this Annual Symposium Code of Conduct. STP will promptly and thoroughly investigate reports of non-compliance with the Annual Symposium Code of Conduct and, should a violation be found to have occurred, reserves the right to rescind the registration and participation in the Annual Symposium of any participant found to have violated this code.

  • Attendees of the Annual Symposium must abide by STP’s Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Privacy Policy
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Child Attendance Policy

Child Attendance Policy

Photography, Videotaping, Recording Policies

Photography of poster presentations is prohibited without the specific consent of the presenter(s)/author(s). Photography of exhibitor booths and/or equipment is prohibited without the specific consent of the exhibitor. Photography, videotaping, or recording of Scientific Sessions or CE Courses is not permitted.

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, a request must be received in writing to STP Headquarters no later than May 15, 2024. The registration fee will be refunded less a $75 processing fee. Refund requests received after May 15 will not be processed.


STP wishes to thank its Corporate Sponsors for their generous support of the Society and its activities, which include all events and scientific sessions at the Annual Symposium. Their donations make it possible for STP to continue to offer high quality science at an affordable fee.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank You to Our Sponsors