Kurzweil : "Modeling pulmonary edema in a lung-on-a-chip | Inventer le monde | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have mimicked pulmonary edema in a microchip lined by living humancells. They used this “lung-on-a-chip” to study drug toxicity and identify potential new therapies to prevent this life-threatening condition.

The study offers further proof-of-concept that human “organs-on-chips” hold tremendous potential to replace traditional approaches to drug discovery and development, according to the researchers…

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Wyss Institute : http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/99