ZonMW Discussion meeting VUmc: More Knowledge with Fewer Animals on Tour - (Im)possibilities of animal free testing of today and the innovations needed for tomorrow
13-12-2018 13:00 13-12-2018 17:00 Auditorium | O2 Lab Building | De Boelelaan 1108

What is the state of the art of animal free testing of today and which innovations do we need in the near future? How do innovative models, like organoids, organ-on-a chip and Microphysiological Systems (MPS) contribute to medical science? What do we gain and what is still out of reach when using animal free testing strategies? And what is needed to make future innovations possible?

In the afternoon of 13 December, 13:00 -17.00, we will discuss this with several speakers who develop and work on animal free innovations. They will talk about the possibilities and impossibilities of these innovations and discuss the potential routes to take in the future.

Invited speakers are:

Anke Sikkema (Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality)
• Prof. dr. Sue Gibbs (VUmc), Carine van Schie (Nederlandse Brandwonden Stichting),
• Prof. dr. Jolanda van der Velden (VUmc), Dr. Katja Wolthers (AMC),
• Prof. dr. ir. Theo Smit (AMC) and Dr. Wiep Scheper (VUmc).

If you want to join this meeting, please subscribe on the website: www.zonmw.nl/mkmdontour

(There is a limited amount of places available. Conformation of your participation will be managed by the first come, first served principle.)