3D tumour environment affects DNA damage

Cancer cells grown in 3D in Mimetix scaffolds or spheroid cultures responded to DNA damage  differently to those grown in conventional 2D culture. In “Inhibition of Chk1 with the small molecule inhibitor V158411 induces DNA damage and cell death in an unperturbed S-phase. Joanne Wayne, Teresa Brooks, Andrew J. Massey. DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.13119″ Vernalis researchers followed the regulation of… Read more »

Electrospinning Company strengthens the Board

The Electrospinning Company has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors to help develop its strategy and drive its growing business in the regenerative medical device sector. Drummond Paris and Nigel Edwards join Kate Ronayne (representing STFC Innovations), Malcolm Chapman (Angel investor) and Ann Kramer (CEO) as well as observer Mark White (Rainbow Seed… Read more »

TERMIS – 11-14 Dec 2016 – San Diego, USA – Booth 203

Come and meet Ann Kramer and Rob McKean at TERMIS AM at booth 203. The theme for the 2016 meeting is “Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Personalized and Precise Science, Engineering, and Translation,” reflecting the amazing strides the industry has made to become one of the fastest growing segments in the medical market.

ELRIG Drug Discovery – 13-14 Oct 2016 – Liverpool, UK

ELRIG Drug Discovery Dr Valerie Legris and Stephen Jones will attend on behalf of the company. Our products will be on display at the AMSBio stand #A3. Visit poster  159 to learn how the Mimetix® aligned scaffolds improve both structural and functional read-outs in cardiomyocytes. Visit poster 99 and hear Matt Vassey from Aurelia Bioscience present “A 3-D micro-scaffold platform:… Read more »

TCES 2016 – London – 4-6 July 2016

Dr Valerie Legris is at TCES 2016 at UCL in London. Contact her on info@electrospinning.co.uk to ask about electrospun scaffolds in tissue engineering. The 16th Annual Meeting of the TCES at UCL will bring together the UK research community in cell and tissue engineering, with exciting national and international speakers. Our themed sessions cover diverse… Read more »

TERMIS EU – Uppsala, Sweden – 28 June-1 July

European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society 2016 “Towards Future Regenerative Therapies”. 28 June – 1 July, 2016 Uppsala, Sweden Dr Valerie Legris and Dr Brendan Robb will be present with a trade stand. Dr Brendan Robb is a co-author on a poster that will be presented at the conference:… Read more »

Electrospin 2016 – Otranto, Italy – 28 June to 1 July

Dr Rob McKean will be at Electrospin 2016. To arrange a meeting contact him at Rob.mckean@electrospinning.co.uk 4th International Conference on Electrospinning 2016 (Electrospin 2016), which will be held on June 28th to July 1st, 2016 in Otranto, Italy. Electrospin 2016 follows the previous Conferences in the Series which took place in Melbourne (2010), Jeju (2012),… Read more »