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Sebastian Eggert receives VDI award

Sebastian Eggert was awarded with the 2016 VDI award for his master thesis “Development and evaluation of a 3D hepatocyte model for metabolic monitoring”. The work was supervised by Prof. Dr. Dirk Weuster-Botz (TU München) and Dr. Frank A. Alexander (cellasys) and integrated human liver spheroids and the IMOLA-IVD technology. http://www.verein-der-ingenieure.de/bezirksverein-muenchen/was-wir-tun/berichte-von-veranstaltungen/vdi-preis-2016/index.html

ARTE docu

“Tierversuche – es geht nicht ohne” (animal experiments – we cannot yet replace all of them) / “Tests animaliers, ne pourrait-on pas s’en passer?” The joint French-Germany cultural TV channel ARTE broadcasted “Tierversuche – es geht nicht ohne” (animal experiments – we cannot yet replace all of them) / “Tests animaliers, ne pourrait-on pas s’en […]

EUROTOX 2016

Meet us in Seville at the 52nd European Congress of the European Society of Toxicology. S. Eggert, F. A. Alexander Jr., J. Wiest: Real-time Spheroid Monitoring via an Automated Microphysiometer Currently, in vitro toxicity studies rely heavily on chemical labelling and end-point assays to characterize the response of the body to newly developed compounds. While […]

BIOGRAPHY

Press release: Printed sensors for research and development on antiviral drugs Printed sensors for research and development on antiviral drugs The efficacy of novel antivirals is increasingly studied with modern measuring methods such as real-time monitoring of live human cells. This helps to minimize the use of animal testing and increases the significance of the […]

EMBC 2016

Visit our presentation “Automated Transepithelial Electrical Resistance Measurements of the EpiDerm Reconstructed Human Epidermis Model” at the 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Automated Transepithelial Electrical Resistance Measurements of the EpiDerm Reconstructed Human Epidermis Model Understanding the effect of exogenous substances on human skin is critical for toxicology […]