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Using Human-on-a-Chip technology to reduce animal testing in drug discovery

Senior Editor with Pharma Manufacturing interviews Hesperos executives Michael Shuler and Nathan Post on the rise of Human-on-a-Chip (HoaC) systems and how they are replacing the need for animal testing in drug discovery.

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Dr. James J. Hickman elected as Fellow of the National Acadamy of Inventors Hesperos is excited to announce that Chief Scientist, Dr. James J. Hickman, has been elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).  … Read More

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Presentation Highlights

This is a company overview presentation given by Dr. James Hickman at this years Florida Simulation Summit 2020 in October.  Learn more about the technology and exciting path ahead. Key highlights from the presentation include:

  • A brief history of Hesperos
  • How the Human-on-a-Chip technology works and the current state of the technology
  • Key applications and path forward


Human-on-a-Chip®

Functional in vitro models that accurately predict how new drug candidates will impact the human body – something that has previously required animal testing or human clinical trials to determine.

What’s on each Chip?

Systemic toxicology models with interlinked organs, including: heart, liver, lung, brain, skin, muscle, GI tract, kidney, pancreas, endocrine, bone marrow and the neuromuscular junction in a serum free, recirculating medium utilizing a pumpless platform.

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The Tech Tribune, the journalistic arm of Crunchbase, recently selected Hesperos as one of the top 10 technology startups in Orlando. We are proud to be listed among the best companies in the City Beautiful. Award … Read More

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Unraveling the pathologic role of skeletal muscle in ALS A key challenge in developing effective therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has been a poor understanding of the disease pathology. To address this issue, a team of … Read More

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HUMAN-ON-A-CHIP MODEL ENABLES SIMULTANEOUS TESTING OF CANCER DRUG EFFICACY AND OFF-TARGET TOXICITY TO ENABLE DETERMINATION OF THERAPEUTIC INDEX In vitro multi-organ system by Hesperos, Inc. realistically replicates the responses of cancer treatments and has potential to … Read More