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Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 3rd Annual 

Screening and Functional Analysis of 3D Models 

Complex Cellular Models Predictive of Human Response to Improve Early Decision Making

November 10-11, 2015 | Renaissance Waterfront Hotel | Boston, MA

While more informative than cell-free biochemical assays, monolayer or suspension cell culture HTS assays still fail to accurately reflect the human cellular microenvironment. There is a need for physiologically relevant cellular models for drug screening and functional analysis that provide high predictive value for clinical efficacy and safety of compounds. The 3-dimensional cell culture models mimic the human tissue microenvironment and provide more accurate information for compound and target selection, thereby reducing late-stage attrition. Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 3rd Annual Screening and Functional Analysis of 3D Models meeting will explore the use of 3D models to profile compound action and predict toxicity and efficacy. The meeting will cover assay development using 3D cellular models, high-content analysis and imaging of 3D models, and applications of screening 3D models for compound profiling and target discovery/validation.

Topics include:

  • Assay development for screening 3D models
  • High-content analysis of 3D models
  • Functional analysis and target validation
  • Screening multicellular tumor spheroid (MCTS) models
  • HTS of 3D models for compound efficacy and safety profiling
  • Phenotypic screening using 3D models

The deadline for priority consideration is Friday, May 29, 2015.
Please click here to submit your proposal.

For questions or suggestions about the meeting, please contact:

Julia Boguslavsky
Executive Director, Conferences
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
E-mail: juliab@healthtech.com

For sponsorship and exhibit sales information, please contact:
Katelin Fitzgerald
Senior Business Development Manager
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
Phone: (+1) 781-972-5458
Email: kfitzgerald@healthtech.com 

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James Prudhomme
Senior Marketing Manager
Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
Phone (+1) 781-972-5486
Email: jprudhomme@healthtech.com