The “free choice” Diet-Induced Obese NASH Hamster for Evaluating Drugs Targeting HFpEF: an Alternative to Mouse & Rat Models

Time: 11:00 am
day: Day One


  • Emphasizing the limitations of high fat diet-induced obese mouse and rat models for HFpEF.
  • Describing the free-choice diet-induced obese NASH hamster, a preclinical model with severe diastolic dysfunction and restrictive profile.
  • Presenting the effects of clinical benchmarks demonstrating the relevance of the hamster model for drug efficacy studies.