Offering Automation of Testing Processes Using the CELL HANDLER™
The CELL HANDLER provides an innovative high speed and ultraprecision platform which enables automated, rapid target cell transfer, imaging, and digitization to replace the conventional manual method of 3D cell culturing. It can select iPS cells and transfected single cells, efficiently, rapidly and accurately pick target spheroids/organoids cultured in gels, and be applied to Ex vivo tissue2 image selection and direct picking.
The benefits of the CELL HANDLER, which enables high-throughput screening and testing of single cell and multicellular aggregates, will attract many visitors who are specialists in medical research fields. Yamaha Motor aims to spread awareness of the CELL HANDLER, and contribute to the development of high-efficacy therapeutic drugs, as well as the acceleration of precision medicine and cost reduction of developing future medicines.
1: Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening
2: Tissue or organ is extracted from an organism by surgery or biopsy for experimentation in vitro. After slicing and processing, the CELL HANDLER can select the target tissue pieces.