High Purity Plasma Extraction

Blog

To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Developing Innovative Biomaterials

Life In Science

Recipient of this year's Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature, Dr. Khademhosseini tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop innovative biomaterials that can help address a variety of biomedical challenges.

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Organs-on-Chips: Applications, Challenges, and the Future

Article

Limitations of current planar, static cell culture systems or animal models highlight the urgent need for more physiologically relevant models of human organs, and have fuelled the development of organs-on-chips.

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New Microglia Stem Cell Protocol Optimized For High-Throughput Experiments

New Microglia Stem Cell Protocol Optimized For High-Throughput Experiments

News

New York Stem Cell Foundation scientists have developed a protocol for the robust development of microglia from stem cells. The new protocol is optimized for high-thoughput experiments.

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Role of Stem Cells in Chronic Lung Diseases Revealed
News

A novel population of lung stem cells plays an important role in regulating the pulmonary microvasculature — the network of tiny blood vessels where oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange takes place.

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Academic Redesigns FDA-Approved MabThera to Treat ALS
News

Researchers have redesigned a portion of the FDA-apporved MabThera for better-targeted treatment of ALS.

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Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons
News

Brain scans and recordings of the parents’ daily interactions with their kids suggest fathers with toddler daughters are more attentive and responsive to those daughters’ needs than fathers with toddler sons.

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