Combining microfabrication techniques with modern tissue engineering, lung-on-a-chip offers a new in vitro approach to drug screening by mimicking the complicated mechanical and biochemical behaviors of a human lung.
Device captures complexity of living marrow in the laboratory; could help test new drugs to prevent lethal radiation exposure
Interviews and Presentations
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies interview with Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber (Topics include Organs-on-a-Chip, Medical Challenges, Moore's Law & Eroom's Law, FDA Funding, Tensegrity, The Wyss Institute: A Glimpse Into the Future, Credit: Adam Ford)
TEDxBoston presentation "How can tissue engineering transform the way drugs are designed?" with Lead Senior Staff Scientist Geraldine Hamilton
The Discovery Channel's Curiosity Project interview with Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber Watch interview...