Автор: Vadim Sharov
В календаре: Конференции, выставки и семинары
Дата: 29 Янв 2019 (Событие на один день)
ORGAN-ON-A-CHIP TECHNOLOGY: HYPE OR REALITY? WEBINAR
Date: January 29th
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Organ-on-a-chip (OOC) technology refers to a miniature device that recapitulates an organ’s structure and its function in vitro. This technology has a potential to impact various stages of drug development including efficacy and safety. There is a significant amount of hype regarding this technology that exceeds what is currently technically feasible. While there has been an enormous amount of progress in this field, the technology is still in its infancy and requires characterization, validation and optimization before we can fully understand its potential. During this session, we will provide an overview of the current state and realistic possibilities of organ-on-a-chip technology.
Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS
Head of Emerging Technologies at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Szczepan Baran, VMD, MS is the Head of Emerging Technologies at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research. In this position, he leads global strategic initiatives focused on digital efforts to uncover new scientific insights, generate scientific breakthroughs and collect more physiologically and clinically relevant data & endpoints to optimize reproducibility and clinical translation.
He has held multiple faculty, including Graduate Course Director for online courses within the Drexel University Masters of Laboratory Animal Science Program and startup positions and has served on multiple boards. Currently he is serving as Board Member of North America 3Rs Collaborative and is a Chair of the 3Rs Working Group International Consortium for Innovation & Quality in Pharmaceutical Development. Within the IQ he leads Digital Vivarium Scoping and Animal Studies Modernization Working Groups.
Dr. Baran is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the University Of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine and a Masters of Science in Comparative Medicine at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine.
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