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Presentation Videos Now Available from the Developing Microphysiological Systems for use as Regulatory Tools - Challenges and Opportunities Workshop held May 10, 2013

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8:45am-10am recording includes:

  • Welcome and Introductory Remarks
    Jesse L. Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist, Food and Drug Administration 
  • Session I: Overview of Microphysiological Systems: Promise or ‘Pie in the Sky’? 
    Chair: Yvonne Dragan, Ph.D., AstraZeneca 

10am-12pm recording includes:

  • Session II: Inventing Microphysiological Systems: Cells Types, Tissues, and How to Apply Them
    Chair: Thomas Hartung, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
  1. Good Cell Cultures-and Quality Control
    Thomas Hartung, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
  2. Importance of Stem Cells
    Kyle Kolaja,Ph.D., Cellular Dynamics
  • Session III: Panel Discussion - Speakers from Session I and II
    Moderator: Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration

12pm-3:45pm recording includes:

  • Session IV: Building A Representative Microphysiological Organ System
    Chair: Dan Tagle, Ph.D., Associate Director for Special Initiatives, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  1. Liver
    D. Lansing Taylor, Ph.D., Director, Drug Discovery Institute, University of Pittsburgh
  2. Gastrointestinal Including Microbiome
    Don Ingber, M.D, Ph.D., Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University; Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School and Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard School of Engineering and Applies Sciences
  3. Renal
    Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D., Director, Kidney Research Institute, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Joseph W. Eschbach Endowed Chair in Kidney Research

4pm-5pm recording includes:

  • Session V: Integration of Microphysiological Organ Systems: What’s Essential, What’s Nice and What’s Not
    Bob Kavlock, Ph.D., Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, Environmental Protection Agency
    Melvin E. Andersen, C.I.H., Ph.D., D.A.B.T., F.A.T.S., Charles E. Hamner, Jr. Distinguished Fellow, The Hamner Institues for Health Sciences
  • Closing Remarks

For more information, see the workshop's webpage.

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