Tiny 3D-printed organs used to develop ‘Body on a Chip’ for drug testing


edhagopian
shared this story
from 3ders.org.

When it comes to responding to chemical, or biological attacks, whether it's the Ebola virus or Sarin and Ricin, doctors need to have effective antidotes ready. To accelerate the development of new therapies, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine is leading a unique $24 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a "body on a chip" that will be used to develop these countermeasures.

via edhagopian’s blurblog http://www.3ders.org/articles/20130916-tiny-3d-printed-organs-used-to-develop-body-on-a-chip-for-drug-testing.html

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s