1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 18

    Human precision-cut lung slices as a screening tool: increased throughput, cryopreservation, and detection of DNA adducts for next generation tobacco product evaluation

    BEHRSING H.P.(1); DESAI P.(1); AMIN K.(2); BALBO S.(3); HECHT S.S.(2); SHEEHAN D.(1); CASTRO N.(1); ALLEN D.(4)
    (1) Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.; (2) University of Minnesota, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.; (3) University of Minnesota, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.; (4) Integrated Laboratory Systems, Inc., Morrisville, NC, U.S.A.
    Human-relevant, in vitro/ex vivo assays are considered an ethical and economically viable manner by which to screen the many chemicals requiring hazard assessment, such as next generation tobacco product (NGTP) ingredients. Human precision-cut lung...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 36

    Use of ex vivo precision-cut lung slices as a screening tool for potential respiratory toxicity of e-liquids

    BEHRSING H.P.(1); SHEEHAN D.(1); AMIN K.(2); LEE K.M.(3); OLDHAM M.(4); RAABE H.(1)
    (1) Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.; (2) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) former Altria Client Services employee
    The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gave the FDA regulatory authority over next generation tobacco products (NGTP) such as e-vapor products. E-vapor product liquids contain a variety of ingredient combinations that should be...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Quebec, 2014, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 24

    Toxic insult to rat precision cut lung slices increases tissue cytokine levels and activation of macrophages, and causes acute damage, while prolonged insult may lead to increased deposition of collagen – a marker of fibrosis

    BEHRSING H.P.
    Advanced In Vitro, LLC, Frederick, MD, U.S.A.
    The use of in vitro or ex vivo models is intended to provide meaningful data that will identify or predict the adverse effects of tissue exposure. Precision-cut lung slices (PCLS) are used as a model that retains the heterogenous population of cells...