LSFM4LIFE is networking

Brigitte Angres, Executive Manager of LSFM4LIFE partner Cellendes (Reutlingen), will attend the Meet & Match event “Organs-on-a-chip, organoids & other microphysiological systems as advanced human in vitro models” organized by BioValley and BioPro in Strasbourg (France) on 7 November 2019, where she will present Cellendes’ work in a talk entitled “3D Life Biometic Hydrogel Technology and its application for organoid …

EOS2019 – a good reason to go to Milan

The European Organoids Symposium 2019 is now over, and the LSFM4LIFE scientists who were in Milan to present their work at the congress center of the Fondazione Cariplo and to discuss their latest results over a cup of Italian coffee are back home again. It was a very dense meeting, starting with a pre-conference dinner on Sunday night and ending …

Organoids, a cure for diabetes

Andrea Lavazza, who attended the European Organoids Symposium (EOS2019) in Milan and presented a poster about consciousness issues (“Could human cerebral organoids be conscious? And what could it imply?”), wrote an article about EOS2019, organoids and diabetes for Avvenire, an Italian newspaper: “Organoidi, cura per il diabete” (PDF reproduced with the author’s permission).

LSFM4LIFE at EOS2019

When the experts on organoids will meet at EOS2019 in Milan next week, the LSFM4LIFE partners will have the opportunity to present their work to the scientific community and to discuss their latest results with their peers. All seven scientific project partners will contribute to a special session on human pancreas organoids and diabetes, which will start the symposium on …

The Light Sheet Microscopy Conference 2019

Francesco Pampaloni and Ernst Stelzer, of the LSFM4LIFE coordinator team at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (University Frankfurt, Germany), are organizing LSFM2019, a major conference on light sheet microscopy and its applications in biology. The conference will be held on the university’s Riedberg Campus on 4-6 December 2019. Nine scientific sessions will be dedicated to topics ranging from …

LSFM4LIFE on Rai

Italy’s national public service channel Rai1 has broadcasted a coverage of the LSFM4LIFE project at the Cell Factory Facility in Milan. Work package leader Lorenza Lazzari was interviewed in the popular TV-show for health “Tutta Salute” on 10 May 2018. Link to the video (the interview starts at 35′): https://www.raiplay.it/video/2018/05/Tutta-Salute-020f12a4-c4d7-49fd-9dcf-aff76f37d17b.html

European Organoids Symposium 2019

LSFM4LIFE partners Lorenza Lazzari (Fondazione Policlinico di Milano, Italy), Meritxell Huch (Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK) and Francesco Pampaloni (Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, University Frankfurt, Germany) are organizing a major conference in Milan: the European Organoids Symposium 2019 (EOS2019) will be held on 23rd-24th September at the Centro Congressi Fondazione Cariplo. On the first day, the conference …

EU project LSFM4LIFE. A new video to raise awareness about Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

Published in corecommmunique website. Written by Chawm Ganguly on March 16, 2018 In January 2018, the LSFM4LIFE project released a video on the project’s aim to cure Type 1 diabetes by growing in-vitro human pancreas organoids from adult stemcells. On march 16th, Chawm Ganguly, communicator, journalist and author posted the press release on the corecommmunique website. A platform that disseminate information …

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Lecture on organ transplantation by Dr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Last week, one of the partners of LSFM4LIFE project, Dr. Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, from the Department of Surgery at Cambridge University, gave a video-lecture on organ transplantation. The concept of Chimera Dr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy is a University Lecturer and Consultant Transplant Surgeon at the University of Cambridge. His role in LSFM4LIFE project is the provision of pancreas tissue from human organs …