POSTS TAGGED AS organ-on-a-chip

Intestinal Organoids

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Next generation organoids
Intestines have the highest cell turnover in the body.  But could lab-grown intestinal organoids mimic that behavior?  The [MORE]

Wyss’ “Body on a Chip”

June 9, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi human organ chip
The Wyss Institute specializes in mind-boggling. Here, in text and a video, researchers show and automated, robotic [MORE]

Smart Materials for Capillary-Like Microvessels

May 12, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self assembly of nanoparticles
British bioengineers in London and Nottingham report their development of a new material that self-forms into blood [MORE]

Organ Chips in Space

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dan Huh and Andrei Georgescu adapting the organ-on-a-chip technology for space
More than half of the Apollo astronauts have experienced bacterial [MORE]

Promoting Vascularization in Kidney Organoids

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culturing kidney organoids under flow
To make muscle cells from human stem cells, mechanical stress, causing stretching and contraction, has to [MORE]

Photonic Biosensor Monitors Oxygen in Organs-on-a-Chip

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

What tissues of the body do depends on the level of oxygen concentration, and different tissues have various oxygen levels.  [MORE]

Mouse Intestines Grown from Stem Cells

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model of Intestine Grown from Stem Cells
Tufts University scientists have created an organ-on-a-chip model of mouse small intestines. Cells in [MORE]

Kidney-on-a-Chip Goes to the ISS

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

International Space Station
According to a pharmacy professor at the University of Washington, weightlessness accelerates kidney diseases. “In the microgravity environment [MORE]


September 29, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Placenta on a Chip
In order to learn more about the biochemistry of the human placenta, the National Institute of Child [MORE]

Organs-on-a-Chip Move Toward Commercialization

May 7, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

With support from DARPA and pharmaceutical companies, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (Harvard University SEE VIDEO ON [MORE]