Organ On A Chip Technology
The Quasi Vivo® system is an advanced interconnected cell culture flow system, engineered to provide in vivo like conditions for cell growth.
SAVING LIVES THROUGH BETTER SCIENCE™
Kirkstall Ltd. is a biotechnology company, operating within the global organ-on-a-chip market. Established in 2006, our aim is to satisfy the overwhelming need for more human relevant science, brought about by the failures of traditional in vitro research and animal research models.
Quasi Vivo® features in over 15 academic publications across a variety of publications. View more
A novel dynamic multicellular co-culture system for studying individual blood-brain barrier cell types in brain diseases and cytotoxicity testing
Authors: Miranda-Azpiazu. et al., 2018.
Journal: Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 8784
Fast-track development of an in vitro 3D lung/immune cell model to study Aspergillus infections
Authors: Chandokar. et al., 2017.
Journal: Scientific Reports. 2017, August.
Symmetry-breaking in branching epithelia: cells on micro-patterns under flow challenge the hypothesis of positive feedback by a secreted autocrine inhibitor of motility.
Authors: Martin K. et al., 2017.
Journal: Journal of Anatomy. 2017 March.
ADVANCES IN CELL & TISSUE CULTURE – CARDIFF
Kirkstall Ltd. is the founder and organiser of the ACTC Conferences, which has a strong focus on new and novel in vitro research.
Our next event will be hosted at the University of Cardiff on the 4th and 5th June 2019, with the following sessions; Advanced Cell Culture; 3d, Fluid Flow & Co-Culture | Novel Models For Studying Neurological Diseases | In Vitro Models For Animal Replacement | Developments within In Vitro Cancer Research | Physiologically Relevant Gut Models
Quasi Vivo® is commercially available and used in 70+ labs worldwide, below is a sample of case studies from selected users.
Dr Pascale V. Guillot
(University College London, UK)
Professor Jamie Davies
(University of Edinburgh, UK)
Dr Simon A. Whawell
(University of Sheffield, UK)
The Quasi Vivo® system is specifically designed for ease of use and adaptability.
There are 3 different chambers available, giving you a wide variety of applications, including but not limited to:
Adding flow to in vitro models of the blood-brain barrier - Abby Keable In vitro modelling is an attractive alternative to the use of animals in research. In vitro experiments are less expensive, can be carried out without a home office licence and human cells can be...read more
QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - CARDIFF UNIVERSITY Cardiff University Thursday 24th May 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in Cardiff. The 1 day workshop combines hands-on...read more
QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON University College London Tuesday 10th April 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in the Darwin Building B15 at...read more
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