AALAS 2023: The Chinchilla Consortium: A Chinchilla Clinical Case Report Gold Mine

Amanda Darbyshire, Raphael Malbrue, Carmen Arsuaga, Andrea Osborne, Gina Dobek, Jiajie Jessica Xu, Misha Dunbar, Derek Fong, Lauren Habenicht, Michael Fink, Erica Feldman, Glenn Jackson, Leeza Birdwell, Erin Mitchell, Marie Ortega, Wendy Williams, Charlette Cain, Andie Moffitt, Misty Williams-Fritze, Chris Manuel. The Chinchilla Consortium: A Chinchilla Clinical Case Report Gold Mine. Chinchillas serve a unique […]

ARO 2021: Cochlear Implant: Mini Swine or Sheep? Such a Tricky Choice

Misty J. Williams-Fritze, Benny Muraj, Amanda McSweeney, Fernando Garcia-Polite, Raffaele Melidone, Jonathon Kirk, Rami Tzafriri , Cyrille Sage. Cochlear Implant: Mini Swine or Sheep? Such a Tricky Choice. Background: Cochlear implants (CI) are a growing market currently valued at $1.67 billion and projected to grow 10.6%/year from 2020 to 2027 (Figure 1). Since the first […]

Press Release: CBSET-CILcare to report experimental methodologies for performing cochlear implant studies in anatomically relevant large species at the ‘ARO 2021 Virtual Midwinter Meeting’

“Auditory research studies are typically performed using rodent models. Yet, owing to their size, implant studies often require a larger species with middle and inner ear anatomy more relevant to humans,” said Misty Williams-Fritze, DVM, MS, DACLAM, CBSET, co-lead researcher. Lexington, MA — February 19, 2021 — CBSET Inc., a not-for-profit translational research institute, announced […]

ARO 2020: Large Animal Models for Auditory Research: Guide to the Perplexed

Suchi Raghunathan, Randolph Abutin, Amanda McSweeney, Misty J. Williams-Fritze, Rami Tzafriri, Cyrille Sage. ‘Large Animal Models for Auditory Research: Guide to the Perplexed.’ Poster presentation at: ARO Midwinter Meeting, Jan 25-29, 2020, San Jose, CA. Summary: Auditory studies, including those evaluating ototoxicity and pharmacokinetics (PK), are typically performed using rodent models. Some studies, however, may require a […]

International Journal of Toxicology: Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion With Filtered Melphalan for Localized Treatment of Metastatic Hepatic Disease: A Risk Assessment

Pauline E McEwan, Lynn Bailey, David Trost, Christopher Scull, John H Keating, Misty Williams, Robert J Guttendorf. Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion With Filtered Melphalan for Localized Treatment of Metastatic Hepatic Disease: A Risk Assessment. Summary: Regional therapies for metastatic liver disease have garnered interest in recent years due to technological advances in drug delivery. A percutaneous […]

ALN: A Novel Liquid Diet for Use in Swine

Kilpatrick AF, Williams-Fritze MJ, Hayward, A. A Novel Liquid Diet for Use in Swine. Summary: CBSET researchers publish a novel liquid diet optimized for visualization of the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract in swine during device or equipment evaluation. ALN 7/17/2015. Full Academic Lab News article available here