Entries by Hanna Frykman

Ny Teknik & Affärsvärlden list SenzaGen AB as one of the 33 most promising young innovative companies in Sweden.

SenzaGen rated one of Sweden´s most promising companies On Tuesday, SenzaGen AB achieved a position on the so called 33-list in Sweden. After several interviews by the organisers, a challenging questioning by an initiated jury and a smashing elevator pitch, Senzagen acquired a position on the renowned 33-list. The 33-list is based on propositions of […]

Maria Agemark new quality manager at SenzaGen

SenzaGen is in an expansive phase and is building up its team with new personnel. Maria Agemark has been recruited as quality manager and was previously working at the Department Immunotechnology at LTH . Maria has a PhD in biochemistry, where she conducted research on the Aquaporins in humans and plants. – It is going […]

Systematic evaluation of non-animal test methods for skin sensitisation safety assessment.

Toxicology in Vitro   Volume 29, Issue 1, February 2015, Pages 259–270 Kerstin Reisinger, Sebastian Hoffmann, Nathalie Alépée, Takao Ashikaga, Joao Barroso, Cliff Elcombe, Nicola Gellatly, Valentina Galbiati, Susan Gibbs, Hervé Groux, Jalila Hibatallah, Donald Keller, Petra Kern, Martina Klaric, Susanne Kolle, Jochen Kuehnl, Nathalie Lambrechts, Malin Lindstedt, Marion Millet, Silvia Martinozzi-Teissier, Andreas Natsch, Dirk Petersohn, […]

SenzaGen AB completes successful collaboration with Beiersdorf AG.

SenzaGen AB, a diagnostic spin-off company from Lund University, reports the successful completion of a collaboration with Beiersdorf. SenzaGen AB, a diagnostic company working to replace animal testing, has been collaborating with Beiersdorf to evaluate its skin sensitization test for chemicals. SenzaGen AB is based on research at the Department of Immunotechnology at Lund University, […]

Dr. Henrik Johansson, scientist and COO of SenzaGen AB, was awarded the LUSH Young Researcher Award 2014.

“The project for which Dr. Johansson was awarded, the Lush Prize Young Researcher Award, describes the development and use of the novel test method GARD – Genomic Allergen Rapid Detection, an assay for assessment of chemical sensitizers. …GARD utilises an in vitro model of so-called dendritic cells, a central player in the human immune system. […]

SenzaGen recruits Dr. Carl-Henric Nilsson and Ann Gidner to the Board of Directors

-We are entering into a very exciting commercial phase and are happy to be able to engage board members with international experience from our target markets, says Prof. Carl Borrebaeck, chairman of the board of SenzaGen. Carl-Henric Nilsson holds a PhD and M.Sc. in Industrial management, and is Associate Professor at Lund University, School of […]

SenzaGen recruits Dr. Anki Malmborg Hager as CEO

We are very happy to have been able to recruit Dr. Malmborg, who has extensive experience from commercialization of academic results, financial markets and business developments says Prof.Carl Borrebaeck, chairman of the Board of SenzaGen. Anki Malmborg Hager has more than 20 years´ experience in both pharmaceutical and biotech companies that are spin-offs from the […]

Genomic allergen rapid detection in-house validation-a proof of concept.

Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jun;139(2):362-70. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfu046. Epub 2014 Mar 27. Johansson H., Rydnert F., Kuehnl J., Schepky A., Borrebaeck C.A.K., Lindstedt M. Abstract Chemical sensitization is an adverse immunologic response to chemical substances, inducing hypersensitivity in exposed individuals. Identifying chemical sensitizers is of great importance for chemical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries, in order to prevent […]

Human blood dendritic cell subsets exhibit discriminative pattern recognition receptor profiles

Immunology. 2014 Jun;142(2):279-88. doi: 10.1111/imm.12252. Lundberg K., Rydnert F, Greiff L, Lindstedt M. Abstract Dendritic cells (DCs) operate as the link between innate and adaptive immunity. Their expression of pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), such as Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and C-type lectin receptors (CLRs), enables antigen recognition and mediates appropriate immune responses. Distinct subsets of human […]