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InVitro+Jobs regularly presents scientists and their innovative research as a "working group in portrait". The focus is on newly developed methods, their evaluation as well as an outlook, which animal experimental approaches according to the 3R principles (reduce, refine, replace) can be reduced and preferably replaced.

In this issue we present the state of development in reproductive and developmental toxicology.

TissUse develops liver hormone assay

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 13:05

Together with the pharmaceutical company Bayer, TissUse will develop a highly innovative liver hormone test. For this purpose, the multi-organ chip (MOC) technology, a microfluidic microphysiological system platform developed by TissUse, is used.

For the 12th time, the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) together with the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research invited to the University of the Saarland. More than 220 participants from 27 different countries accepted the invitation.

Ipsen has received an approval from the responsible regulatory authorities in the EU and Switzerland for its in vitro Cell-Based Assay (CBA) to determine the stability and efficacy (batch tests) of its products Dysport and Azzalure.

The veterinary faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich is offering again the Felix Wankel Animal Protection Research Award.

The PETA International Science Consortium is holding a contest to provide a student or early-career scientist with the opportunity to attend the annual Institute for In Vitro Sciences’ Practical Methods for In Vitro Toxicology workshop in January 2019 in Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

According to a report, the company Kalorama Information has calculated that the global market for in vitro toxicity testing will increase to $ 8,88 bn. in the next 5 years. This year it will be $ 6.83 billion.

EU: Infringement proceedings against Germany

Thursday, 02 August 2018 10:34

The European Commission has opened infringement proceedings against Germany over outstanding questions concerning the implementation of the EU Directive 63/2010/EU.

PharMetrX is a collaborative, structured research training program between Free University Berlin (Clinical Pharmacy) and the University of Potsdam (Mathematics & Systems Biology) that bridges the gap between pharmacy and mathematics.

Advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical's toxicity better than standard animal tests, suggests a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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