Nature Communications paper “Deep learning for high-throughput quantification of oligodendrocyte ensheathment at single-cell resolution” by a team at McGill university describes how they established a high-throughput method to assess oligodendrocyte ensheathment in-vitro, combining nanofiber culture devices and automated imaging with a heuristic approach that informed the development of a deep learning analytic algorithm.This is important because… Read more »
3DbioNet Workshop – Sheffield, UK – 6th June
Rob McKean and Mehri Behbehani will be at the 3DBioNet Workshop at Sheffield University on 6th June. Rob and Mehri are both Sheffield alumni and looking forward to some good discussions around electrospun scaffolds and 3D cell culture. Mehri, who joined us this year, will give a presentation on collaboration between academia and industry.
World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine – London – 15-17 May
Marco Thio will be attending the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress & Expo 2019. Europe’s most important advanced therapies event with 1000+ attendees and 300+ speakers with both a conference and expo, covering: Gene Therapy, Gene Edited Cell Therapies, Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine. we look forward seeing you there,
Blister pack capability
We have installed a Nelipak blister pack machine in our cleanroom facility. In addition to continual expansion of our electrospinning expertise with different raw materials, we are also increasing our post-processing capabilities. The post-spinning treatment of an electrospun membrane is critical for its use as a medical device or medical device component. Our post-processing capabilities include: Vacuum drying… Read more »
EUPOC Electrospinning techniques – Italy – 12-16 May 2019
Dr Matei Cirstea will be presenting at the European polymer federation EUPOC conference in Lake Como, Italy from 12th to 16th May 2019. Matei’s talk is titled: THE NEXT STEP: TRANSLATING ELECTROSPINNING BIOMATERIAL RESEARCH INTO A MEDICAL DEVICE
Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Glasgow, UK – 20-23 May
Dr Gianpaolo Bruti and Dr Mehri Behbehani will attend the annual congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists between May 20-23 in Glasgow. Both will be happy to meet you. More information can be found here
TERMIS EU – Rhodes, Greece – 27-31 May 2019
Marco Thio and Matei Cirstea will attend TERMIS: Tissue Engineering Therapies: From Concept to Clinical Translation & Commercialisation in Rhodes from 27th to 31st May. Marco will be presenting on the industrial perspective of electospinning as a method fr biomaterial manufacture. TERMIS is the most prominent organisation in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative… Read more »
Entrepreneurship recognition IWD2019
Electrospinning’s CEO Ann Kramer was honoured to be invited to a reception for female entrepreneurs at 10 Downing Street to mark International Women’s Day. Ann was selected to meet the prime minister and was delighted to introduce the Company, with a particular focus on the potential for electrospun biomaterials to address problems in gynecological health.
Expanded and Diverse Team
We are pleased to have added new members to our team and are proud of the diversity in the company. Our 50/50 gender balanced team of 14 people has representatives from 9 nationalities and ages from every decade from 20s to 60s. We apply this diversity of approach and background to innovation and problem-solving. In March… Read more »
SAWC – San Antonio, TX, USA – 7-11 May 2019
Marco Thio will be at SAWC in San Antionio Texas in May. The all new Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring | Wound Healing Society (SAWC Spring | WHS) meeting will feature exciting new cutting-edge topics led by the most dynamic and influential educators in wound healing to further move the wound care community forward, and… Read more »
Successful membrane safety study
A recent publication in British Journal of Ophthalmology by Professor Sheila MacNeil and colleagues at the University of Sheffield and the L.V. Prasad eye clinic in Hyderabad, described how electrospun membranes can be safely applied to rabbit corneas without inducing any local or systemic toxicity. The membranes, made from poly-lactic co-glycolic acid (PLGA) 50:50, were… Read more »
IDS 2019 – Cologne, Germany – 12-16 March 2019
IDS is the leading global trade fair for the dental community, which ensures sustainable success as a platform for innovation and market trends. Discover the dental future here in Cologne from 12-16 March 2019. Marco Thio will attend on behalf of The Electrospinning Company.