Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) remains the commonest cause of blindness in the developed world. This review article by Dr Valeria Chichagova and Dr Dean Hallam provides an overview of progress made, ongoing studies and challenges ahead.
If you are attending the World Preclinical Congress and would like to arrange a meeting with Dr Colin Brown, then please let us know.
Dr Valeria Chichagova will be presenting at the inaugural Faculty of Medical Science (FMS) Post-Doc Symposium on Friday 15th June 2018.
This year’s British Toxicology Society Congress 2018 saw the IVTS Poster Prize awarded to our own Dr Valeria Chichagova, for her work in human retina models.
The Newcells Biotech team will be attending the British Toxicological Society Annual Congress 2018 that is taking place in Gateshead on 16th-18th April.
Newcells Biotech in partnership with Newcastle University has been awarded further funding from the NC3R CRACK IT project to create 3D retinal organoids that more closely recapitulate the structure and function of the human retina.
Current cell assays for in vitro screening are based on genetically modified cell lines which are crude models of human biology.
The discovery in 2007 that cells isolated from mature human tissues can be reprogrammed into cells that show pluripotency was a major breakthrough in stem cell science.
Led by Dr Colin Brown, Newcells Biotech has licensed-in an in vitro ADMET assay platform from Newcastle University to determine how new drugs are transported by the kidney.
Newcells Biotech has joined the StemBANCC project, a pan-EU consortium made up of major pharmaceutical and academe groups.
Newcells Biotech have been awarded a grant to employ a PhD student to help develop models of the human lung from iPSCs.
Newcells Biotech has been successful in partnering with Newcastle University to receive funding in a £100K phase I NC3R CRACK IT project to develop a new skin metabolism model using iPSC derived skin cells.