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Organ-on-a-Chip Technology

July 2, 2020

A Novel Hanging Drop Organ-on-a-Chip System for Diabetes Drug Discovery

InSphero has a rich history of collaborating with researchers at ETH Zürich. The most recent example is a joint effort to develop and apply a novel microfluidic perifusion system to […]
June 12, 2020

Understanding Microfluidics: Toward Scalable
Body-on-a-Chip Systems

Microfluidics expert Olivier Frey explains how higher-order systems, such as multi-tissue Body-on-a-Chip networks, have the potential to faithfully replicate physiological interactions among different human organs–and what hurdles remain before this […]
July 11, 2019

Developing a multi-tissue platform for advanced embryotoxicity testing

InSphero's Akura™ technology platforms team worked with Professor Andreas Hierlemann's Bioengineering Laboratory at ETH Zürich to develop a microfluidic hanging drop system to assess metabolic competence in developmental toxicity assays.  […]
July 10, 2019

Disruptive 3D Cell Technology Drives Innovative Diabetes R&D at ADA2019

InSphero CEO Jan Lichtenberg reflects on ADA2019 and how InSphero is enabling T1D and T2D Discovery with our 3D InSight™ Diabetes Discovery Platform. Over the past few years, diabetes discovery […]
September 28, 2018

Understanding Microfluidics: the Technology Behind Body-on-a-Chip Systems

Microfluidic chips enable researchers to manipulate, image, and analyze small tissue constructs under optimal culturing conditions. Microfluidics, the technology behind emerging #body-on-a-chip and #organs-on-chips systems, is poised to transform the […]
May 28, 2018

InSphero Akura™ Flow: Transforming Drug Discovery and Development with Body-on-a-Chip Technology

InSphero Akura™ Flow body-on-a-chip technology may help make animal testing in pharma and cosmetic companies obsolete How can we better predict how new drugs act in the human body? This […]