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3D-printed Heart-on-a-chip with Integrated Sensors

November 6, 2016

Harvard University researchers have made the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing.  Built by a fully automated, digital manufacturing procedure, the 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be quickly fabricated and [more...]

Scaling Up Tissue Engineering

March 18, 2016

Confocal microscopy image showing a cross-section of a 3D-printed, 1-centimeter-thick vascularized tissue construct showing stem cell differentiation towards development of bone cells, following one month of active perfusion of fluids, [more...]

Introduction to BioMEMS

August 16, 2015

Book Description Amazon Link | CRC Press Link Author: Albert Folch Helping to educate the new generation of engineers and biologists, Introduction to BioMEMS explains how certain problems in biology and medicine benefit from and often [more...]

Mechanically Stimulating Stem Cells

April 4, 2015

Diagram of inertial microfluidic separation, developed with Professor J. Han at MIT and SMART, for sorting mesenchymal (bone marrow-derived) stem cells by cell diameter. Illustration adapted from the 2014 PNAS article, “Multivariate [more...]

Market and Technology Analysis on Tissue Engineering

January 4, 2015

Microfluidics is playing an increasing role in tissue engineering, especially as it pertains to development of organ-on-a-chip systems. [Credit: science photo/Fotolia] TissueEngineeringLandscapePartII in PDF format The focus of this GEN [more...]