Applications of iPS-Cell Derived Tissues in Safety Assessment
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Owner/Developer: American College of Toxicology (ACT)
United States of America
17 September 2015
The ability to make pluripotent stem cells from adult somatic cells has revolutionized cell biology, especially as access to differentiated tissues from induced pluripotent stem cells has improved. Differentiated cells from induced pluripotent cell are more similar to intact tissue than cell lines or primary culture and rodents thus have begun to change the standard models to more human in vitro-based models.
In this talk, I will highlight the numerous examples where stem cell-derived tissues have replaced, refined, and/or reduced the reliance on animal models in drug screening, toxicology, and product safety.
Optional / Voluntary
1 h 2 min
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Managers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), General public
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
Continuing Professional Development
Refinement, Reduction, Replacement
In vitro methods
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
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In collaboration with: British Toxicology Society, SOT Stem Cells Specialty Section,
Society of Toxicologic Pathology, and the Teratology Society
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