Corning to Highlight Cancer Research Innovations Driven by 3D Cell Culture at AACR 2018

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Corning to Highlight Cancer Research Innovations Driven by 3D Cell Culture at AACR 2018
Corning to Highlight Cancer Research Innovations Driven by 3D Cell Culture at AACR 2018
CORNING, N.Y. | CORNING INCORPORATED | April 11, 2018
Hosting tutorial on using 3D cell culture to predict glioblastoma response to chemotherapy

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) will showcase its latest solutions for cancer research, 3D cell culture, and drug discovery in exhibit 1842 at the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, April 14-18 in Chicago.

The world of 3D cell culture is expanding rapidly – from innovative organoid and spheroid development to 3D bioprinting applications and unique cancer research models for high-throughput screening. Corning is helping customers leverage 3D cell culture to create more in vivo-like studies that are accelerating cancer research and drug discovery.

Solutions featured in the Corning exhibit will include: 3D cell culture tools for cancer research, automated 3D solutions, drug screening (including ADME/Tox), sample cooling and freezing, and automated cell counting.

Corning will also host a special tutorial called “Rock the Science of 3D: From Promise to Reality” at 10 a.m., April 17 in Spotlight Theater C in the Exhibit Hall. Dr. Tessa DesRochers from KIYATEC will discuss assays that build upon the increased biological fidelity of 3D cell culture to accurately predict individual patient-specific glioblastoma response to chemotherapy. Also, Dr. Hilary Sherman, a Corning applications scientist, will explain a novel 3D glioma blood brain barrier (BBB) model for high throughput testing of tumoricidal capability.

Corning Life Sciences brings new and innovative laboratory technologies to researchers worldwide and helps customers succeed by providing innovative, high-quality products and services in the areas of polymer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, glass melting and forming, surface modification, and characterization science.

To learn more about Corning Life Sciences products, contact a customer service representative at (800) 492-1110; outside the United States, call (978) 442-2200; or visit www.corning.com/lifesciences. To learn more about Corning’s 3D cell culture products, please visit: https://www.corning.com/worldwide/en/products/life-sciences/news-events/events/2018/04/corning-at-aacr-2018.html.

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Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a more than 165-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramic science, and optical physics along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries.

Corning's capabilities are versatile and synergistic, which allows the company to evolve to meet changing market needs, while also helping our customers capture new opportunities in dynamic industries. Today, Corning's markets include optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display technology, automotive, and life sciences vessels. Corning's industry-leading products include damage-resistant cover glass for mobile devices; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for state-of-the-art communications networks; trusted products to accelerate drug discovery and delivery; and clean-air technologies for cars and trucks.