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New NIH-funded center could soon reduce the need for pharmaceutical trials on animals

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Through funding from a National Institutes of Health grant, Rochester—in partnership with Duke University—will house the Translational Center for Barrier Microphysiological Systems, a new national center focused on using tissue-on-chip technology to develop drugs more rapidly and reduce the need for animal trials. The center aims to develop five Food and Drug Administration–qualified drug development tools related to studying barrier functions in disease—interfaces in tissue that are critical for the progression of infection, cancer, and many autoimmune disorders.  Learn more about the center.

Dr. Alayna Loiselle Awarded Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award

Friday, January 5, 2024

Alayna Loiselle, PhD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Co-Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Research's HBMI Core, has been awarded the ORS-sponsored 2024 Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award.  Dr. Loiselle will receive her award at this year's ORS 2024 Annual Meeting, and her achievements will be celebrated at the event on February 4 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the Grand Ballroom.  Congratulations, Alayna!

Learn more about the Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award.

Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award - Alayna Loiselle PhD
ORS' 2024 Adele L. Boskey, PhD Award Recipient - Dr. Alayna Loiselle