Welcome to the North American Hepatocyte Research Association (HRA)
HRA Goal: Allow researchers who use human and animal hepatocytes a way to directly communicate with each other and to share practical information on the use of hepatocytes.



Links to Past Meetings:


The 11th Annual HRA Meeting
At the 20th North American ISSX Meeting
Time and Date: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
2PM - 6PM

Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL, USA
Location: Floridian Ballroom G-I

Theme: Next Generation Liver Culture Models: Applications for Industry


1:30pm          Attendee Check-in



2:10pm          "Liver Tissue Engineering For More Predictive Models Of Drug Metabolism and Toxicity". – Ajit Dash, MD, PhD

3:00pm          " Morphological and Metabolic Characteristics of Human Hepatocytes Cultured in a 3-D Tissue Chip: Applicability to the Investigation of Drug Metabolism” – Sylvie Klieber, PhD

4:00pm            "Mechanistic Studies into MTX-Induced Fibrosis Using a 3-D Bioprinted Model of Human Liver” – Edward LeCluyse, PhD

5:00pm        Cocktail reception for all attendees, speakers, and organizers

Registration is free and limited to the first 150 respondents by following this link:

Sponsorship is now available.  Please contact a member of the organizing committee for sponsorship information.
For Questions please contact a member of the organizing committee:

 Shiloh Barfield, QPS


David Stresser, Corning Life Sciences


Gary Hingorani, Array Biopharma


Ji Young Lee, Bioreclamation IVT


Gillian Wallace, Life Technologies


Diane Ramsden, Boehringer Ingelheim


Matt Sherman, Triangle Research Labs


 April Downey, XenoTech


 Jialin Mao, Genentech