Blood-brain barrier on a chip illustration

Blood-brain barrier on a chip illustration

In the new blood-brain barrier on a chip, astrocytes (bottom) grow more naturally and function better. They interface with epithelial cells above them, and the better astrocyte health helps the rest of the culture function better, too. Credit: Georgia Tech / Kim lab / Yonsei University College of Medicine

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology
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blood-brain barrier, astrocyte, endothelial cells, Brain Cancer Therapy, Alzheimer's disease research, Organ On A Chip, Aquaporin-4, nanoparticle drug delivery, 3D culture
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 10, 2020 - 12:09pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020 - 12:09pm