8:00 am Registration & Networking

8:40 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

8:45 am FDA Insight: Utilizing 3D Models to Drive Drug Development & Regulatory Acceptance

  • Suzanne Fitzpatrick Senior Advisor for Toxicology Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition , U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

9:15 am Human-on-a-Chip Systems for Use in Therapeutic Index Determination & Systemic Toxicity in Pre-Clinical Drug Discovery Application

  • James J. Hickman Professor NanoScience Technology Center, University Central Florida

9:45 am The Development & Application of 3D Culture Techniques to Construct Models of Human Tissues

10:15 am Speed Networking & Morning Networking Break

11:30 am Human Blood–Brain Barrier On-a-Chip

12:00 pm Stem Cell Derived Organoids on PDMS-Free Modular Chips

12:30 pm Aracari Biosciences Case Study

12:45 pm Networking Lunch

Preclinical Validation & Strategy of 3D Model Systems

1:45 pm Diabetes on a Chip

Andreas Stahl
Professor, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, UC Berkeley

2:15 pm Patient-Derived Scaffolds Uncover Breast Cancer Promoting Properties of the Microenvironment

Göran Landberg,
Professor, University of Gothenburg

2:45 pm Multiorgan Physiomimetic Models for the Studies of Autoimmune & Neurodegenerative Diseases

Martin Trapecar
Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

1:45 pm 3D Bioprinting of Functional Human Tissue & Disease Models for Preclinical Studies

MinJae Song,
Staff Scientist - 3D Bioprinting Core, National Institute of Health Sciences

2:15 pm Aspiration-Assisted Bioprinting

Ibrahim Ozbolat
Associate Professor, Penn State

2:45 pm Automated Electrical Stimulation & Optical Force Readout of 3D Bioprinted Human Muscle Tissues in Microplates

Hansjoerg Keller
Senior Principal Scientist, Novartis

3:15 pm Afternoon Networking

4:30 pm Roundtable Discussion

This is your opportunity to share your thoughts and address key challenges across the industry alongside 100+ preclinical experts.

Cell Sourcing & Reproducibility

Imaging as a Supportive Tool in Drug Screening with 3D Models

3D Bioprinting

Bioanalytics: Using Omics & Single Cell Analyses with 3D Tissue Models

5:15 pm Close of Conference Day 2