Our web seminar broadcasts provide you with front-row access to Toxikon's scientists. Join us for these educational presentations featuring insights into the science the drives laboratory testing; expert commentary on relevant industry regulation; and practical information you can use in your product development today.

Upcoming Webinars

Successful Sample Preparation for Medical Device Biocompatibility Testing

Wed, March 7, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST


Properly-prepared test articles are critical for accurate biocompatibility testing. What can you do, as a sponsor, to ensure the successful test of your proposed medical device?

In this hour-long webinar, Joy Srinivas, Study Director at Toxikon Corporation, will discuss the best practices for preparing sample articles for biocompatibility testing – helping you reduce the time and stress involved with initiating studies.

During this presentation she will review:

  • The most recent regulations, guidance, and standards for sample preparation, in particular ISO 10993-12
  • The connections and importance of sample surface area ratio, time, temperature, and extraction vehicle
  • Practical hints on communicating with your testing laboratory to ensure proper characterization of devices
  • Your questions and concerns about preparing your proposed device for testing

Jyothsna (Joy) Srinivas is Study Director, In Vivo Biocompatibility and Medical Device Extract Supervisor  at Toxikon, a leading preclinical contract research organization. Since 2014, she has lead sample preparation and extraction studies, working with a wide variety of medical devices and complicated sample preparations. She is well-versed in the regulatory guidelines pertaining to medical device sample preparation and extraction. Joy holds a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience degree from Northeastern University.