May 2021 Organ-on-a-Chip Symposium

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Wednesday 19 May 2021

This monthly symposium series features research talks on the latest developments in organ-on-a-chip and in vitro models technology.

This month's keynote lecture will be from Dr Shannon Stott (Harvard Medical School): "Microfluidics for the Interrogation of Complex Clinical Specimens". The symposium will be chaired by Dr Adrian Biddle (QMUL).

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1.30pm: Abstract presentations

Jochen Kuehnl, Beiersdorf AG: "Use of a microphysiological system integrating skin and liver models to investigate exposure scenario-dependent effects on the metabolic fate of chemicals and tissue responses"

Abhinav Bhushan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology: "Intestine-Microbiota-on-a-chip to Study Effects of Bacteria on Drug Metabolism"

Genaëlle Rabussier, MIMETAS BV: "3D microphysiological placenta in vitro model for high-throughput barrier and transport studies"

2.15pm: Flash talks

Xiao Wan, Target Discovery Institute, University of Oxford: "From Popular Kinases to Orphan Receptors: 3D Perfused Models as a tool for Target Discovery"

Alice Scemama, Queen Mary University of London: "A 3Rs approach to tumour metastasis: investigating the role of cancer stem cells in metastasis of OSCC using an in vitro microfluidic model"

Lea de Maddalena, AlveoliX AG: "IPF-on-chip: A new tool for antifibrotic drug efficacy study"

2.30pm: Q&A

3.00pm: Keynote lecture

Dr Shannon Stott, Harvard Medical School: "Microfluidics for the Interrogation of Complex Clinical Specimens"