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Upcoming webinars

TitleDate and timeRegistration

Refinements in Minipig Inhalation Toxicology

Guest speaker: Alice McNamara | Labcorp, UK
26 October 2021
2 pm CEST**
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Previous webinars

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Göttingen Minipigs as a Model to Evaluate Longevity,
Functionality and Memory of Immune Response Induced by
Pertussis Vaccines
 (7 October 2021)
Guest speaker: Céline Vaure | Sanofi Pasteur, France

Using Göttingen minipigs at Ellegaard to test a new antiviral
(anti-SARS-CoV-2) inhalation drug
(15 September 2021)
Guest speakers: Elin Jørgensen and Thomas Bjarnsholt | University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Göttingen Minipigs and xenotransplantation (26 August 2021)
Guest speaker: Joachim Denner | Free University Berlin, Germany

Pig models for human nutrition research (29 June 2021)
Guest speakers: Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, Helle Nygaard Lærke, and Mihai Curtasu | Aarhus University, Denmark

Inhalation therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in Göttingen Minipigs (10 June 2021)
Guest speaker: Alessio Alogna | Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Application of Göttingen Minipigs biological material in In Vitro studies (27 May 2021)
Guest speaker: Julia Lodder-Gadaczek | LTS Lohmann Therapiesysteme AG, Germany; and Anette Sams Nielsen | Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

The use of Minipigs in juvenile toxicity testing (28 April 2021)
Guest speaker: Bianca Feyen | Janssen, Belgium


Induction of prediabetes and diabetes in adult obese
Göttingen Minipigs
(15 April 2021)
Guest speaker: Sietse-Jan Koopmans | Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

Imaging techniques for Göttingen Minipigs with PET, MRI
and CT
(16 March 2021)
Guest speaker: Aage Kristian Olsen Alstrup | Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

Drug metabolism in Göttingen Minipigs: Critical information for
species selection in drug safety testing 
(24 February 2021)
Guest speaker: Steven Van Cruchten | University of Antwerp, Belgium

Anticancer drug development comparison of toxicity in
minipig and mouse
(3 February 2021)
Guest speaker: Sally-Anne Reynolds | Sequani Ltd., UK

Hypersensitivity reactions to nano-biopharmaceuticals:
Foundation of a minipig model
(12 January 2021)
Guest speaker: Janos Szebeni | SeroScience Ltd., Hungary

Development of a urinary tract infection animal model
in Göttingen Minipigs
(3 December 2020)
Guest speakers: Jeffrey Fernandez and Jessica Henn | 
Janssen Research & Development, USA

Minipigs in translational immunosafety assessment
(19 November 2020)
Guest speakers: Tina Rubic-Schneider and Michael
Kammüller | Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Inhalation studies in minipigs (20 October 2020)
Guest speaker: Simon Moore | Covance

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for ocular safety
assessment in Göttingen Minipigs
(29 September 2020)
Guest speaker: Nora Denk |  F. Hoffmann-La Roche

The pig as a large preclinical model for therapeutic human
anti-cancer vaccine development
(10 September 2020)
Guest speaker: Gregers Jungersen | Statens Serum Institut

Göttingen Minipigs genetics: Breed history, breeding strategies,
and genome analyses
(26 August 2020)
Guest speaker: Christian Reimer | University of Göttingen

Characterisation of the porcine immune system with a focus
on Göttingen Minipigs
(2 July 2020)
Guest speakers: Armin Saalmüller and Clara Pernold | Institute
of Immunology at VetMedUni Vienna

The role of Göttingen Minipigs in dermal drug development 
(16 June 2020)
Guest speaker: Andy Makin | Andy Makin Preclinical
Consulting ApS

Pain models in Göttingen Minipigs - bridging the gap between
rodents and humans 
(14 May 2020)
Guest speaker: Sigal Meilin | MD Biosciences

Vascular access and implantation of catheters in Göttingen
(30 January 2020)
Guest speaker: Adrian Zeltner | Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S

What's good to know when considering Göttingen Minipigs
for juvenile toxicology studies?
(30 October 2019)
Guest speaker: Edward Marsden | Charles River Laboratories

Göttingen Minipigs in human relevant safety assessment
- learnings from Roche (safety pharmacology and
(13 June 2019)
Guest speaker: Susanne Mohr, Andrea Greiter-Wilke,
Björn Jacobsen | F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Background pathology in Göttingen Minipigs (10 April 2019)
Guest speaker: Sean McKeag | Covance Laboratories Ltd