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PRODUCTS & SERVICES: B-LIVER

Building on 30 years of research activities, IVTD actively engages in R&D activities and consultancy based on our expertise in in vitro experimental toxicology, stem cell technologies as well as safety and efficacy evaluation of cosmetic ingredients

LIVER CELLS: PRODUCTS

  • In vitro models for drug induced liver injury
  • In vitro models for liver diseases: NAFLD & NASH
  • Hepatic differentiation technology
  • Rat liver progenitor cell bank

LIVER CELLS: CONSULTANCY & EXPERTISE

  • Stem cell and primary isolation, characterization and differentiation services 
  • Toxicological evaluations and hepatic functionality assays
  • Connexin and pannexin signaling expertise 
  • Genotoxicant-specific qPCR array 

DERMATO-COSMETICS

•    Consultancy on the safety and efficacy of dermato-cosmetics
•    Non-invasive biophysical skin measurements
•    De-risking of genotoxic false positives
 

TECHNICAL SERVICES

  • Flow cytometry
  • Microscopy
  • Genotoxicant-specific qPCR array
  • Transcriptomics and metabolomics readouts and analysis

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IVTD’s research and expertise is valorized through the Brussels Liver Research to Valorisation Alliance (B-Liver), which integrates the complementary liver cell biology, pathology and toxicology expertise of Vrije Universiteit Brussels’ liver research groups of IVTD and LIVR.


B-Liver a VUB Industrial Research Fund (IOF) research group , employing a full time business developer Ruani Fernando working in close collaboration with tech transfer services of VUB , which aims at the economic exploitation of knowledge production at universities and stimulation of university-industry linkages.