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SELECTBIO Conferences Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2017

Uwe Marx's Biography

Uwe Marx, CSO & Founder, TissUse GmbH, Honorary Professor for Medical Biotechnology at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Trained in human biology and medicine, Dr. Marx is an accomplished serial entrepreneur and the scientific founder of TissUse. He is a renowned tissue engineer and pioneered a human multi-organ-bioreactor program in the early 1990´s. Since 2010 he is the head of the “Multi-Organ-Chip” program in the Institute of Biotechnology at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Over the course of his fruitful career in biotechnology, Dr. Marx has pursued ever more lifelike structures that can mimic human biology in vitro, culminating in the multi-organ-chip platform. Prior to founding TissUse, Dr. Marx was the scientific founder of the two successful Germany-based biotech companies, ProBioGen AG and VITA34, the first private umbilical cord blood bank in Europe.

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Multi-Organ-Chip Technologies: Towards a Paradigm Shift in Drug Development

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 09:30

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The keynote summarizes latest achievements in the development of biology-inspired microfluidic microphysiological system approaches (organ-on-a-chip, body-on-a-chip). It furthermore highlights progress and challenges in industrial adoption of MPS-based approaches to address the prediction dilemma of drug testing.

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