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Helpathon #10 – Can you help Jolanda and Elza?
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Helpathon #10 – Can you help Jolanda and Elza?

Jolanda van der Velden, Chair of Physiology, and Elza van Deel, Educator, from Amsterdam University Medical Center want to support PhDs in preparing for the animal-free transition. They are both looking for an implementation strategy and course design. Do you have an interest in animal-free education and education about animal-free research? Read more and register here (https://www.helpathonhotel.org/coming-up).
00:555 months ago
Helpathon #9 – Can you help Juan?
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Helpathon #9 – Can you help Juan?

Juan is an experienced immunologist and scientific director of the cutting edge O2Flow facility for cytometry and cell sorting at the Amsterdam VU University Medical Center. Can you help Juan explore if and how he can transition his facility towards animal free antibodies? Are you using antibodies in your research do you want others to help you find animal free alternatives for your specific research let us know. More information can be found [here] (https://www.helpathonhotel.org/coming-up).
02:0211 months ago
 Helpathon #8 – Can you help Margot?
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Helpathon #8 – Can you help Margot?

Margot Beukers is the LymphChip program manager. Can you help Margot bring the field forward by sharing your experience with animal-free alternatives for Foetal Calf Serum and Matrigel? Click on the link in the video to sign up and read more information on this Helpathon on the website (https://www.helpathonhotel.org/coming-up).
01:0316 months ago
Helpathon #8 – Can you help Jasper?
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Helpathon #8 – Can you help Jasper?

Jasper Koning is doing research on skin diseases. He believes it must be possible to find an alternative to Foetal Calf Serum to grow immune cells. Can you help him find alternatives to Foetal Calf Serum so he can build human models animal free? Jasper is especially looking for researchers with practical experience in applying alternatives. He did some trials himself with mixed results. Click on the link in the video to sign up and read more information on this Helpathon on the website (https://www.helpathonhotel.org/coming-up).
01:1616 months ago
Helpathon #8 – Can you help Germaine?
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Helpathon #8 – Can you help Germaine?

Germaine Aalderink is investigating the uptake of lipids travelling from the gut into the lymphatic system and further explore the merits of this alternative drug intake strategy. Can you help Germaine make an intestinal and lymphatic model with an alternative for Matrigel that is animal-free? She wants to know what components are essential in each phase of intestinal development and is interested in both the positive and negative experiences of other researchers with the use of alternatives for Matrigel. Click on the link in the video to sign up and read more information on this Helpathon on the website (https://www.helpathonhotel.org/coming-up).
01:2116 months ago
Helpathon #7 - Can you help Jesmond and Duco?
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Helpathon #7 - Can you help Jesmond and Duco?

Can you help Jesmond Dalli, Professor at Barts, the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Queen Mary University of London and Duco Koenis, Post-Doctoral Fellow in his team, to identify animal free research methods to discover novel drug targets for resolving inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis and bacterial infections? Join Helpathon #7 – first of its kind as it will take place in the UK, on 10-11th of October 2022.
01:4221 months ago
Helpathon #6 - Can you help Sue?
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Helpathon #6 - Can you help Sue?

The Helpathon team is professionalising their #animalfreeinnovation helpathon practice. After two days of hard work the question how the Helpathon Hotel sould look like took shape. This friendly, disruptive, co-creative approach has proven to create new networks, new insights and in the most tangible way new animal free research projects. We are proceeding under the new name of #helpathonhotel.
03:0121 months ago
Helpathon #4 - can you help Frank?
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Helpathon #4 - can you help Frank?

Can you help Frank with integrating an immune system into a macaque lung organoid to address local immunity to tuberculosis with his vaccination strategy? Join Helpathon #4, look at www.tpihelpathon.nl/coming-up ! Frank Verreck does research on tuberculosis at the Biomedical Primate Research Center (BPRC). Tuberculosis is the most deadly infectious disease worldwide! For the past hundred years, BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guérin) vaccinations take place through the skin. Research shows that macaques can be better protected from this infection by vaccination through their lungs. Frank really wants to further study the potential of this alternative vaccination strategy. He wants to understand how this BCG vaccination works in macaques lungs.
01:213 years ago
Helpathon #4 - can you help Raissa?
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Helpathon #4 - can you help Raissa?

Can you help Raissa find a more complex organoid-like brain and immune model based on rhesus microglia to study aging in relation to neuroinflammation and neurodegenerative diseases? Join Helpathon #4, look at www.tpihelpathon.nl/coming-up ! Raissa Timmerman is a PhD student at the alternative unit at the Biomedical Primate Research Center. A better understanding of aging of the brain is key to studying neuroinflammation and neurodegenerative diseases. We believe there is a potential for breakthrough in using our existing live macaque data obtained from past aging experiments to develop more complex in vitro rhesus brain-like models and then to correlate all this data with data from human in vitro models and human live data.
01:323 years ago
Helpathon #3 - Can you help Saskia?
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Helpathon #3 - Can you help Saskia?

Saskia van Mil calls for a Helpathon! She invites you to help her develop a human model for studying liver metabolism? You can sign in for this Helpathon here: tpihelpathon.nl. Online, 18th - 19th of June 2020.
01:164 years ago
Helpathon #3 - Can you help Daniela?
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Helpathon #3 - Can you help Daniela?

Daniela Salvatori calls for a Helpathon! She invites you to help her and TPI Utrecht to create a unique master course for animal free innovation. You can sign in for this Helpathon here: tpihelpathon.nl. Online, 18th - 19th of June 2020.
01:294 years ago
Helpathon #2 - Can you help Ilze and Bram?
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Helpathon #2 - Can you help Ilze and Bram?

Developing and validating a vaccine against atherosclerosis in humans takes a long time; can Bram and Ilze accelerate this by using animal-free alternatives?
02:104 years ago