Success of engineered tissue depends on where it’s grown
August 14, 2012Cells grown on different types of scaffolds vary in their ability to help repair damaged blood vessels.
DARPA and NIH to fund ‘human body on a chip’ research
July 24, 2012MIT-led team to receive up to $32 million from DARPA and NIH to develop technology that could accelerate pace and efficiency of pharmaceutical testing.
A heart of gold
September 25, 2011New cardiac patch uses gold nanowires to enhance electrical signaling between cells, a promising step toward better treatment for heart-attack patients.
Mimicking biological complexity, in a tiny particle
August 15, 2011New MIT technology could lead to better drug delivery and artificial tissues that imitate natural tissue.