Organ-on-a-chip producer collaborates with Sanofi in medtech-pharma mashup – MedCity News

Posted On 03 Oct 2013
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Pharmaceutical companies’ search for ways to trim costs on research and development is leading them to try out some alternative technologies to achieve that. Organ-on-a-chip, aka human-on-a-chip, fits that description.

Sanofi US is collaborating with Hurela biotechnology startup with a platform that replicates the human liver using living cells. It will fund studies to assess the utility of Hurel’s organ-on-a-chip platform for pre-clinical drug development, according to a company statement.

Read more: http://medcitynews.com/2013/10/organ-chip-producer-collaborates-sanofi-medtech-pharma-mashup/#ixzz2gWEx8dhJ

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