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Living Human Intestinal Lining recreated On Chip

16-Feb-2018

Key points from article :

Microengineered Intestine-Chips mirror living tissue.

Formed intestinal folds as they do in the human body.

Opens the door to personalized testing of drug treatments.

Individual's own stem cells could seed chip to test multiple drugs.

Study was part of is an initiative of Cedars-Sinai Precision Health.

The study was published in the Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology journal.

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Health Organisation

Hospital and multi-specialty academic health science center.

Journal

Medical journal publishing digestive biology research that covers a broad spectrum of themes in gastroenterology, hepatology, and pancreatology.

Academic

Professor and Director at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Company

Company creating living platforms that emulate the complexities of human biology.

Company Representative

President and Chief Scientific Officer at Emulate, Inc.

Academic

Assistant Professor at Cedars-Sinai.