drug discovery

human-on-a-chip

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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UCF/HESPEROS RESEARCHERS UTILIZE HUMAN-ON-A-CHIP® APPROACH TO MODEL ALS PATHOLOGY Key Findings Data supports use of functional neuromuscular junction (NMJ) system to evaluate amyotrophic lateral sclerosis pathology  First study to validate the use of Deanna protocol in … Read More

Dr. Francis Collins, director of The National Institutes of Health, recently featured Hesperos technology on his blog. In the post, Dr. Collins reviews a published study where Hesperos researchers investigated and treated several cancer lines with … Read More