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Training school in novel experimental models for cholangiocarcinoma: from ex-vivo patients derived organoids to in vivo animal models

11th March 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12th March 2021 @ 3:00 pm

School coordinators

Chiara Braconi (UK) and Diego Calvisi (DE)

Learning objectives

  • Identification of key areas where novel models can help move cholangiocarcinoma research forward;
  • Learning protocols for the development of tumour-derived organoids;
  • Identification of challenges in the definition of the pathway to obtain fresh tissue from patients and identification of potential solutions to be implemented;
  • Learning theoretical skills for the development of co-cultures and the study of cell-to-cell interaction within 3D models;
  • Learning about the suitability of novel cholangiocarcinoma animal models to answer different research questions;
  • Review of technical guidelines to follow in animal experiments.


See full 2021 programme here



11th March 2021 @ 9:30 am
12th March 2021 @ 3:00 pm
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The University of Glasgow
Beatson Institute for Cancer
Glasgow, United Kingdom


Chiara Braconi
Diego Calvisi

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