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2014

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Understanding Drug Toxicity: 3D Tissue Constructs, Organ Chips and the Hermeneutic Circle of Biology

with John P. Wikswo, Ph.D., Founding Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education and Gordon A. Cain University Professor, Vanderbilt University

Dr. John P. Wikswo of Vanderbilt University speaks to CHI on September 8, 2014. Dr. Wikswo will be a keynote speaker during the Engineering Functional 3D Models and Organotypic Culture Models for Toxicology conferences at the FAST Congress, November 17-19 in Boston, MA.

Topics include the evolution of tissue- and organ-scale toxicology research, the need for microfluidics in biological physics to control systems, challenges with organs-on-a-chip efforts, the hermeneutic circle of biology and more.

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“Sci-Fi Come to Life”: Improving Translational and Drug Research with Tissue and Organ Chips

with Kristin Fabre, Ph.D., Scientific Program Manager, NCATS, National Institutes of Health

Dr. Kristin Fabre of NCATS at the National Institutes of Health speaks to CHI on September 3, 2014. Dr. Fabre will be a keynote speaker during the Engineering Functional 3D Models and Organotypic Culture Models for Toxicology conferences at the FAST Congress, November 17-19 in Boston, MA.

Topics include NCATS’s Tissue Chip for Drug Screening Program, increased government support for tissue and organ chips, the benefits of these models for drug research, opening the drug discovery bottleneck through human surrogate technology and more.

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2013

3-D Cell Culture Systems: Understanding Interactions and Aiding Research

with John March, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University


An-Dinh Nguyen interviews John March of Cornell University on September 4, 2013. Dr. March will be speaking during the Engineering Functional 3-D Tissue Models meeting at the FAST Congress, October 28-30, in Cambridge, MA.

Topics include using a 3-D cell culture system to study microorganisms of the gastrointestinal tract, using 3-D models to investigate signaling interactions, challenges in the lab and more.

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Bioengineering Tissues and Organs: Materials, Interactions and Predictions

with Karen J.L. Burg, Ph.D., Hunter Endowed Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, Director, Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering, Clemson University


An-Dinh Nguyen interviews Karen J.L. Burg of Clemson University on September 5, 2013. Dr. Burg will be a keynote speaker during the Engineering Functional 3-D Tissue Models meeting at the FAST Congress, October 28-30, in Cambridge, MA.

Topics include the future evolution of 3-D tissue engineering, its multidisciplinary aspects, cell adhesion and interactions with biomaterials and clinical needs.

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3-D Tissue Engineering: Methods, Challenges and Possibilities

with Jonathan Garlick, D.D.S, Ph.D., Professor, Oral Pathology, School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University; Director, Center for Integrated Tissue Engineering and Professor, Tufts School of Medicine, School of Engineering and Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences


An-Dinh Nguyen interviews Jonathan Garlick of Tufts University on September 4, 2013. Dr. Garlick will be speaking during the Engineering Functional 3-D Tissue Models meeting at the FAST Congress, October 28-30, in Cambridge, MA.

Topics cover a historical overview of engineering 3-D tissue models, their broad applicability, experimental methods for developing them and ensuring their utility, technological challenges and more.

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