Entries by Hanna Frykman

SenzaGen AB, a diagnostic spin-off company from Lund University, reports the launch of a new product for respiratory sensitization testing

SenzaGen AB is a diagnostic company working to replace animal testing for sensitization predictions. “Sensitization through the lung is a growing issue and methods to predict if a chemical has a sensitization effect are limited”, says Anki Malmborg Hager, CEO in SenzaGen. Based on extensive research about the responses of the immune system in allergic […]

Prediction of chemical respiratory sensitizers using GARD, a novel in vitro assay based on a genomic biomarker signature.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 11;10(3):e0118808. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118808. eCollection 2015. Forreryd A., Johansson H., Albrekt AS, Borrebaeck CA, Lindstedt M. Abstract BACKGROUND: Repeated exposure to certain low molecular weight (LMW) chemical compounds may result in development of allergic reactions in the skin or in the respiratory tract. In most cases, a certain LMW compound selectively sensitize […]

Hanna Frykman new Market Coordinator at SenzaGen

SenzaGen continues its expansion and is setting up a sales and marketing organisation. In this process SenzaGen recruits Hanna Frykman as a marketing coordinator. Most recently, Hanna comes from the Royal Academy of Sciences, where she worked as an information coordinator and scientific secretary of an EU project. Hanna has experience as communicator and project […]

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 […]