biotech

A precision chip recreates blood-brain barrier

A precision chip recreates blood-brain barrier

Researchers at Georgia Tech have now developed a chip that accurately replicates its function using the human cells that form this important part of our anatomy.

A step towards mending a broken heart

A step towards mending a broken heart

Bioengineers have developed a prototype patch that does the same job as crucial aspects of heart tissue.

Human textiles to repair blood vessels

Human textiles to repair blood vessels

Researchers are developing “human textiles” from collagen in order to repair damaged blood vessels.

Bioengineering living heart valves

Bioengineering living heart valves

Reserchers have made progress developing living heart valves that can grow with the body and integrate with the patient's native tissue.

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

Researchers used a microfluidic devices to fabricate tiny strands of collagen called fibrils to help further his team’s research on the eye’s repair process.

Using tumor-on-a-chip to find cancer drugs

Using tumor-on-a-chip to find cancer drugs

Researchers have developed a 'tumor-on-a-chip' that can better mimic the environment inside the body, paving the way for improved screening of potential cancer fighting drugs.

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