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23.04.2020: SOT 2020 has gone virtual - Join this Free Webinar!

Nanion is pleased to announce that the 2020 SOT Annual Meeting will host content virtually! 

Webinar Symposium: Organ to Silicon Chip: Emerging In Vitro and In Silico Tools for Evaluation of Cardiotoxicity

Innovative approaches to developing new toxicological methods for the evaluation of cardiotoxicity beyond electrophysiology and arrhythmia

Presenters and topics:

Dr. Anthony Bahinski, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Collegeville, PA.

Novel Platforms to Interrogate Cardiac Physiology and Drug-Induced Changes in Contractility Using hiPSc-CM.
Dr. Khuram Chaudhary, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Collegeville, PA.

Engineering Functional Cardiac Microtissues for Human Disease Modeling and Drug Screening.
Dr. Megan McCain, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Cardiac Contractility In Vitro: From Patient-Specific to Air Pollution Studies.
Dr. Anna Grosberg, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA.

Using Weighted Gene Coregulation Network Analysis (WGCNA) to Decipher Temporal Dynamics in Cardiotoxicity.
Dr. Arif Rahman, NIEHS/NTP, Morrisville, NC.

Evaluation of In Vitro Structural Cardiotoxicity Using Deep Neural Networks.
Dr. Mahnaz Maddah, Dana Solutions LLC, Palo Alto, CA.

Founded in 1961, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) is a professional and scholarly organization of more than 8,000 scientists from academic institutions, government, and industry representing the great variety of individuals who practice toxicology around the world. SOT is committed to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology. The Society promotes the acquisition and utilization of knowledge in toxicology, aids in the protection of public health, and has a strong commitment to education in toxicology and to the recruitment of students and new members into the profession.

Register for the Webinar here

Click here to learn more about contractility applications on Nanion´s FLEXcyte 96. Additionally, read about the arrhythmogenic effects of atmospheric aerosol particles in last year publication by Cai et al, featuring CardioExcyte 96.

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