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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • Hannover: Locust embryos as developmental toxicology test system
    Scientists from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover have developed a system to test for development toxicity, with which they want replace rodents. Anstead of rodents they want to use locust embryos.
    Written on Monday, 22 July 2019 10:13
  • Berlin: Research Prize "Alternatives to Animal Testing" Announced
    Together, the Senate Administration for Justice, Consumer Protection and Anti-Discrimination, the State Office for Health and social affairs (LaGeSo) as well as the Association of Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies are announcing the Berlin Prize for the Promotion of Research into Replacement and Supplementary Methods to Animal Experiments. The closing date for applications is 30 September 2019.
    Written on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:30
  • BOARDS: Organoids-on-a-Space
    Developmental Biology in Space: Scientists from the University of California San Diego led by Alysson R. Muotri, Professor at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, are going to send human brain organoids to the International Space Station ISS. On 21 July it will be start.
    Written on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 12:48
  • 3D Model of a human embryo
    Scientists from the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Molecular Embryology at Rockefeller University in New York have made an important step in embryogenesis at a 3-D model of a human embryo.
    Written on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 11:32
  • Heart liver chip reliably predicts cardiotoxic effects
    Scientists from the Florida-based company Hesperos Inc. together with the pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca, used a multiorgan chip system in order to investigate whether the system can recognize the cardiac toxicity of a drug.
    Written on Tuesday, 09 July 2019 20:41
  • In vitro: Researchers discover genetic variant of age-related macular degeneration
    Scientists from the University of California in San Diego (UCSD) have discovered a new genetic variant which is responsible for the defective regulation of blood vessels in the retina during age-related macular degeneration. For their investigations, the researchers developed a retina-on-a-chip model.
    Written on Tuesday, 09 July 2019 13:14