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Bioinspired Approach to Sepsis Therapy

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber, Senior Staff Scientist Michael Super and Technology Development Fellow Joo Kang explain how they engineered the Mannose-binding lectin (MBL) protein to bind to a wide range of sepsis-causing pathogens and then safely remove the pathogens from the bloodstream using a novel microfluidic spleen-like device.

For more information, please visit our press release: Blood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapy

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