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Interested in participating to OUR SYMPOSIUM IN ROMA?

Number of seats is limited.

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Roma, June 6, 2023

Scientific program

8:30 – 9:00

Welcoming face-to-face participants


9:00 – 9:15

Open ceremony
Frank VISSER, COO, ERBC Group, & Peter VESTBJERG, Head of International Sales, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S


9:15- 9:30

A brief introduction to ERBC


9:30 - 10:15

The history of Göttingen Minipigs and their use in biomedical research
Peter VESTBJERG, Head of International Sales and Andres JENSEN, Study Director, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S


10:15 - 11:00

Coffee break


11:00 - 11:45

Humanized Göttingen Minipigs for the toxicological testing of therapeutic antibodies
Antonio IGLESIAS, Consultant for Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S


11:45 - 12:30

Humanized Göttingen Minipigs: more predictive model for ADA or not?
Pascal CLAYETTE, Associate Scientific Director, Immunology & Virology and Cristina LONGOBARDI, Senior Study Director, ERBC Group


12:45 - 13:00

Small forum discussions – teasing questions/discussion


13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and posters session


14:00 - 15:30

Safety Pharmacology endpoints in Toxicity Sudies – 3R’s, including Göttingen Minipigs
Raafat FARES, Scientific Director, ERBC Group

Tolerance/Toxicity Sudies by Intravesical Instillation in Göttingen Minipigs; in-vivo observations and histopathology evaluation
Paola MINOSI, Study Director & Rosanna Manno, Senior Pathologist, ERBC Group

Neonatal study in piglets an animal model for intranasal pediatric drug delivery
Rosaria CICALESE, Associate Scientific director DART and Juvenile studies, ERBC Group

15:30 - 16:00

Q&A session

16:00 - 17:00

Closing ceremony: Frank VISSER & Peter VESTBJERG
Drinks ‘n’ Bites – post seminar discussion/interaction

The symposium will take place in the

NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto

The NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto hotel is located in the heart of Rome, near the famous Via Veneto and the enchanting Villa Borghese Park

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