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Overcoming a Big Barrier: Hesperos CEO awarded for Blood-Brain Barrier Innovation

By Hesperos | March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting drugs past the neuroprotective blood-brain barrier (BBB) has been a perplexing problem and formidable challenge for researchers and pharmaceutical companies alike. Hesperos’s creation of a microfluidic model capable of mimicking in vivo characteristics of the … Read More

Hesperos Multi-Organ System Featured in Science

By Hesperos | March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The challenge: Build microfluidic devices that can keep cells alive in a setting that mimics specific organs or tissues, and incorporate biosensors to measure the cells’ physiology. The goal: Mimic diseases and test drug responses that … Read More

Hesperos Founders Win 2018 SLAS Technology Authors Choice Award

By Hesperos | January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the second year in a row, SLAS Technology has chosen the article “TEER Measurement Techniques for In Vitro Barrier Model Systems”, co-authored by Dr. Hickman and Dr. Shuler,  for the 2018 SLAS Technology Authors Choice Award. This award reflecting … Read More

Hesperos President Wins 2018 B&B Gaden Award

By Hesperos | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hesperos President Dr. Mike Shuler has won the 2018 Biotechnology and Bioengineering Gaden Award! The Gaden Award is named in honor of Elmer L. Gaden, Jr., the founding editor of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, and is given … Read More

Hesperos President Wins 2018 BMES Achievement Award

By Hesperos | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Shuler for winning the 2018 BMES SMBE Shu Chien Acheivement Award! The BioMedical Engineering Society (BMES) Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Shu Chien Achievement Award was established in 2014 through an endowment by … Read More

Shuler Highlighted by CNBC as Founder of Organ-on-a-Chip Industry

By Hesperos | August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hesperos president Michael Shuler first coined the term “animal-on-a-chip” (and now “human-on-a-chip”) back in 1990.  Starting as part of his research to define the multidisciplinary field, human-on-a-chip systems are quickly becoming an industry destined drastically reduce … Read More

Awards Granted for Innovation by SLAS Technology

By Hesperos | January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dr. James J. Hickman and Dr. Michael L. Shuler on being recognized for their publication in the JALA paper entitled “TEER Measurement Techniques for In Vitro Barrier Model Systems”. They are to be honored … Read More