Hesperos President Wins 2018 B&B Gaden Award

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 in recognition of a truly outstanding paper published in the journal during the last year.

The paper selected for recognition this year was Microfluidic Blood-Brain Barrier Model Provides In Vivo-Like Barrier Properties for Drug Permeability Screening, found in Volume 114, Issue 1, January 2017.

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

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 pharmaceutical development costs.  

Click here to learn more about the industry and Dr. Shuler's contribution in the article published by CNBC.

Awards Granted for Innovation by SLAS Technology

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 with the 2017 SLAS Technology Readers Choice Award (reflecting popularity among readers throughout 2016) AND the 2017 SLAS Technology Authors Choice Award (reflecting popularity among authors – citations – throughout 2016).

The reception will be held on Feb. 6th, 2017 at the Washington, DC Convention Center.

Hesperos Scientists to Speak at Upcoming Events!

Hesperos scientists will be attending and speaking at a number of events over the coming months.  If you would like to learn more, below is the list of conferences and symposiums we will be attending:

·       Pittcon, MAR 6-10, 2016 (Atlanta, GA)                      

o   Pittcon Website                       

·       SoT, March 13-17, 2016 (New Orleans, LA)              

o   Society of Toxicology Website

·       AIMBE, April 2-5, 2016 (Washington, DC)

o   AIMBE Website

·       Stem Cell Summit, April 25-27, 2016 (Boston, MA)   

o   Stem Cell Summit Website

·       Internat. Symposium on ALS, June 9-11, 2016 (Brazil)                                

·       World Preclinical Congress, June 14-17, 2016 (Boston, MA)

o   World Preclinical Congress Website

·       Organ on a Chip World Congress, July 7-8, 2016 (Boston, MA)

o   Organ on a Chip World Congress Website