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Latest News from the InVitro-World

  • E-morph: Animal-free method to test on hormone-active substances
    A test has been developed at the German Center for the Protection of Laboratory Animals (Bf3R) in Berlin that can detect hormone effects in cultured human cells. Using microscopy and artificial intelligence, the "E-Morph" test reliably finds substances that may have estrogen-like or even opposite (anti-estrogenic) effects.
    Written on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 13:41
  • Frankfurt: NC3R funding for developers of cell culture media
    Environmental toxicologists Prof. Henner Hollert and Dr. Andreas Schiwy from Goethe-University are developing alternatives to animal use for cell culture media. They have now received CRACK-IT innovation funding from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3R).
    Written on Monday, 22 February 2021 13:17
  • Reutlingen: Tumor Interaction-on-a-Chip
    The Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen (NMI), based in Reutlingen, is working with academic and industrial partners to develop a test system on a chip that simulates the interaction between tumor and immune system.
    Written on Monday, 22 February 2021 10:41
  • EPO: No patent on genetically modified vertebrates
    Testbiotech has achieved an important success in appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office (EPO): A patent held by the Max Planck Society will be amended to delete all claims to genetically modified vertebrates.
    Written on Monday, 22 February 2021 10:17
  • Hubert Stiller Award: Doctors Against Animal Experiments promotes non-animal research
    Herbert Stiller Award is given for outstanding innovative scientific research projects that use non-animal, human-based methods to investigate into therapy of human diseases and make a significant contribution to medical contribution to medical progress.
    Written on Friday, 19 February 2021 10:39
  • BMEL Animal Welfare Research Award 2021: Applications welcome
    The prize is awarded for innovative, forward-looking scientific work that contributes to the development of methods and procedures that can replace or reduce animal experiments (replacement and reduction). In accordance with the 3Rs principle, methods for improving the conditions in which laboratory animals are kept or for reducing pain, suffering or damage in experiments (refinement) can also be honored.
    Written on Friday, 19 February 2021 10:12