About Thor Rollins
Thor Rollins is a certified microbiologist and specializes in the selection and conduct of in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility tests. He actively speaks on biocompatibility related topics through Nelson Labs external seminars, webinars and tradeshows. He presented on biocompatibility at the American College of Toxicology annual meeting in 2013 and has published many articles on biocompatibility topics.
He is a participating member on all Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) TC 194 and 10993 ISO committees and plays an active role along with the FDA and regulatory committees developing standards, discussing biocompatibility methods, and voting on changes to those standards. As one of a select group of experts in the industry, Thor’s participation on the committees offers him insight on industry changes and helps prepare clients for changes in testing.
During our inaugural Medical Device Virtual Summit – 2021, Thor Rollins of Nelson Laboratories, LLC presented a featured presentation titled “The Big Three: Cytotoxicity, Sensitization & Irritation Testing.”
Why should you watch this video/read the transcript?
This presentation will review the current status of these big 3 tests, what the future holds, and how to problem solve, and the following points:
- An overview of the big 3 tests
- A discussion regarding the updated 10993-1 2018 and the possibility of a big 5
- Current regulatory trends for these tests and what the standard committees are working on
A full transcript of Thor’s presentation is available to download (and to read below) and just press play to watch the clip now.