Exploring Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment Models: The Role of Organoids and Organs-on-a-Chip

Cancer treatment faces a multitude of challenges, notably the variation in tumor behavior across different patients. This heterogeneity necessitates personalized approaches to treatment that can adapt to the unique characteristics of each patient’s cancer. Recently, a review article shed light on innovative laboratory models that could be key to advancing these personalized treatments: organoids [...]

By |2024-05-12T05:11:53+00:00May 12th, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Large-Scale Microcarrier Culture for Animal Viral Vaccine Production

Mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi) holds a crucial position in China's aquaculture industry. Yet, the persistent threats posed by Infectious Spleen and Kidney Necrosis Virus (ISKNV) and Siniperca Chuatsi Rhabdovirus (SCRV) have hampered its growth potential. Vaccination stands as the most potent defense, but its efficacy hinges on large-scale cell culture—a challenge until now. In [...]

By |2024-05-04T02:42:48+00:00May 4th, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Reconstructing the Heart with iPSCs: Insights and Innovations

Recent research spearheaded by Stanford scholars has shed light on the pioneering use of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in cardiac tissue engineering (Link to Source Article). This innovative approach not only promises to revolutionize our understanding of cardiovascular diseases but also paves the way for new therapeutic strategies. Here’s what you need to [...]

By |2024-04-21T03:16:23+00:00April 21st, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Scalable Expansion of iPSCs Technology Using Microcarrier Cultures

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) represent a cornerstone in regenerative medicine and biotechnological research. These versatile cells are generated from somatic cells and can differentiate into nearly any cell type, making them invaluable for applications such as disease modeling, drug testing, and potentially, organ regeneration. Recognizing their potential, the European Bank for induced pluripotent [...]

By |2024-04-12T09:31:16+00:00April 12th, 2024|General News|0 Comments

The Power of Functional Polymer Surfaces in Controlling Cell Behaviors

A recent review publication has shed light on the monumental potential of functional polymer surfaces in steering cell behavior, marking a significant advancement in the realms of biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, and cell-based assays. This paper, freely accessible online, delves into the critical role [...]

By |2024-04-05T07:53:37+00:00April 5th, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Enhancing the Palatability of Cultivated Meat: A Review

We are pleased to announce the publication of a significant review by our very own Dr. Christopher J. O'Keeffe, in collaboration with esteemed scientists from the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, and University of the Sunshine Coast. This review, published in the prestigious journal Trends in Biotechnology, focuses on a crucial aspect [...]

By |2024-03-29T06:22:18+00:00March 29th, 2024|General News, Smart MCs' News|0 Comments

Revolutionising Vaccine Manufacturing: Insights from a Study on Microcarrier-Based Cell Culture

In the realm of biotechnology, the quest for more efficient methods to cultivate cells for vaccine production is ongoing. A recent paper titled "Seed Train Optimization in Microcarrier-Based Cell Culture Post In Situ Cell Detachment through Scale-Down Hybrid Modeling" has offered a promising breakthrough that could significantly enhance the scalability and efficiency of viral [...]

By |2024-03-22T08:54:10+00:00March 22nd, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Different morphologies of HEK293T cells in various types of culture dishes

Human embryonic kidney 293 (HEK293) cells are widely utilised in research and bioprocessing industries, yet scaling up their growth poses significant challenges. Check out the 2020 study by Iuchi et al., published in Cytotechnology, which delves into the various morphologies of human embryonic kidney 293T cells in [...]

By |2024-02-23T07:09:17+00:00February 23rd, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Smart MCs and University of Sydney Establish Collaboration on Stem Cell Production Project!

In a significant leap towards advancing stem cell research and biotechnology, Smart MCs PTY LTD is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Associate Professor Khoon Lim on a groundbreaking project, "Designing Biofunctional Microcarriers for Stem Cell Expansion." This initiative has successfully secured seed funding from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering Seed Funding [...]

By |2024-02-18T10:03:24+00:00February 18th, 2024|General News|0 Comments

Microcarrier Innovations for Large-Scale MSCs Expansion

Microcarrier Innovations: Paving the Way for Large-Scale Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Expansion A recent review published in the Journal of Trends in Biotechnology highlights the critical advancements and challenges in the field of mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) expansion through microcarrier technology (Read More - DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2024.01.001). With advancements in cellular therapy, the crucial need for [...]

By |2024-02-11T02:29:37+00:00February 11th, 2024|General News|0 Comments


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