Systematic review: Performance of preclinical models in predicting drug-induced liver injury in humans
A systematic review found that preclinical studies using animals fail to predict a drug’s potential to cause adverse health effects, despite being mandatory in safety and efficacy…Continue reading
Vaccine testing without animal testing?
Dutch, Bilthoven based, Intravacc, a global leader in translational research and development of viral and bacterial vaccines, today announced the publication of a study in Scientific Reports on alternatives…Continue reading
The convalescent sera option for containing COVID-19
With a vaccine for COVID-19 still a long way from being realized, Johns Hopkins University is working to revive a century-old blood-derived treatment in hopes of slowing the spread…Continue reading
Human iPSC-derived heart-on-a-chip technology for early drug discovery and development
A human iPSC-derived heart-on-a-chip technology can directly measure in vivo cardiac performance and it can be used to assess the effects of novel compounds on contractility early in the…Continue reading