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$50K

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$50K | 26 yrs ago

About Molecular Devices Corporation

Molecular Devices is a leading developer of high-performance, bioanalytical measurement systems that accelerate and improve drug discovery and other life sciences research. Our systems enable pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to leverage advances in genomics and combinatorial chemistry by facilitating the rapid and cost effective identification and evaluation of drug candidates. Our instrument systems are based on our advanced core technologies which integrate our expertise in engineering, molecular and cell biology and chemistry. Our systems are fundamental tools for drug discovery and life science research, and our MAXline series of microplate readers and our FLIPR Cell Analysis systems are market share leaders in their respective markets.

Molecular Devices Corporation Headquarter Location

1311 Orleans Drive

Sunnyvale, California, 94089,

United States

800-635-5577

Latest Molecular Devices Corporation News

Molecular Devices Opens Organoid Innovation Center

Apr 19, 2021

Molecular Devices Opens Organoid Innovation Center Molecular Devices, San Jose, Calif, has opened an Organoid Innovation Center at the company’s global headquarters. The center expands beyond imaging to demonstrate an end-to-end solution that addresses challenges associated with every step in the sample prep-to-report pipeline for assays performed on complex 3D biological models. On display are state-of-the-art methods and technologies to test automated workflows for organoid culturing to deliver consistent, unbiased, biologically relevant results at scale. “3D model development and screening has limitless potential for drug discovery,” says Dan O’Connor, vice president, drug discovery, Molecular Devices. “Our vision was to create an organoid testing facility with technology that overcomes many of the hurdles researchers face during the complex 3D cell culturing and screening process. By allowing real-time feedback on 3D model development and providing greater confidence with standardized, more consistent protocols with precise timing of each step in the process, we’ve removed significant barriers to allow shorter time to discovery, while eliminating errors.” At the Organoid Innovation Center, instruments work harmoniously together for autonomous, long-term, live cell 2D and 3D cell culture growth and monitoring with intelligent label-free imaging. This integrated workflow provides quality control alerts and readiness, 3D organoid screening, and deep learning image analysis that reveals hidden patterns other technologies miss. An intuitive scheduling software allows researchers to control the workflow remotely, tracking the cell journey from single cell to differentiated organoids along the way. The Organoid Innovation Center builds on Molecular Devices’ 35 years of experience delivering high-performance life science technology to customers such as Cincinnati Children’s Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM), whose mission is to use advances in developmental biology and stem cell technologies to revolutionize personalized medicine and improve patient care. “While organoids hold great promise to transform drug development, precision medicine, and ultimately, transplantation-based therapies for end-stage diseases, a number of major hurdles need to be overcome to realize the full potential of organoid medicine,” says Magdalena Kasendra, PhD, director of research and development at CuSTOM. “Our recently established CuSTOM Accelerator Lab aims to solve these issues by developing fully automated high-throughput workflows for improved scalability, reproducibility of organoid production and novel organoid-based drug screening platforms. Combining CuSTOM’s expertise with the cutting-edge imaging technologies and solutions from Molecular Devices will be essential for achieving these goals. CuSTOM’s innovative approach aligns well with the focus of Molecular Devices’ Organoid Innovation Center for advancing biological imaging and analytical methods for real-world impact, and we look forward to working together to further advance a versatile organoid medicine.” To learn more about the Organoid Innovation Center, visit  Molecular Devices . Share:

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Molecular Devices Corporation Patents

Molecular Devices Corporation has filed 102 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Microscopy
  • Spectroscopy
  • Cell biology
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