Organ-on-a-Chip: Improving Preclinical Studies for Faster Drug Development, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - TORONTO - Jun 04, 2018 - Organ-on-a-Chip studies are being hailed as the key to faster, more accurate drug development and precision medicine. Join industry experts from CN Bio Dr. Emma Sceats, CEO and Dr. David Hughes, CTO, for a walkthrough of the most advanced commercial Organ-on-a-Chip devices.

Organ-on-Chip systems – including academic prototypes and more recently commercial devices – are installed in industry and academic labs worldwide. They are being evaluated by the FDA for use in drug development and regulatory studies.

In March 2018, Nature Scientific Reports covered the final milestone of a $26M DARPA program which successfully connected engineered tissues from 10 organs, accurately replicating human organ interactions for weeks at a time and allowing researchers to measure the effects of drugs on different parts of the body.

And in a February 2018 article in Nature Communications, scientists at Imperial College London demonstrated how organ-on-a-chip technology has been used to study viral infections, in this case Hepatitis B infection of a liver-on-a-chip. This approach aims to provide a better understanding of disease and improve the development of new treatments.

Organ-on-Chip technology has also featured recently in BioCentury, The Economist, TechCrunch, the BBC and numerous specialist scientific and technology media outlets.

Join this live webinar on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. EDT (4 p.m. BST/UK) to discover:

·         How to run Organ-on-a-Chip studies in your own lab to enhance research

·         Walkthrough of an Organ-on-Chip workflow: lab set-up, seeding and culturing cells, dosing, sampling and analysis

·         Practical advice and resources to support successful Organ-on-a-Chip studies: equipment, cell selection, protocols, assays and data analysis

For more information about this complimentary webinar visit: Organ-on-a-Chip: Improving Preclinical Studies for Faster Drug Development.

For more information about CN Bio’s PhysioMimix Organ-on-Chip device, visit www.physiomimix.com.

ABOUT XTALKS

Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global life science, food and medical device community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners (from life science, food and medical device companies, private & academic research institutions, healthcare centers, etc.) turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

To learn more about Xtalks visit http://xtalks.com

For information about hosting a webinar visit http://xtalks.com/why-host-a-webinar

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Nima Rajan

Tel: +1 (416) 977-6555 ext 352

Email: nrajan@xtalks.com

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