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Organ-Level Function on a Chip: Bile Duct-on-a-Chip

In a recent paper published in Hepatology, CEMB’s Rebecca G. Wells, reports on creating the first bile duct-on-a-chip, making it possible for more-complete research to be conducted without the need for human or animal ...

October 8, 2019|

Plant Cell Mechanobiology Blossoming at WashU

Plant biologist Lucia Strader in the School of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis discovered a cellular transporter that regulates root initiation and progression.  Roots anchor plants in place and allow ...

August 14, 2019|

Replicating fetal bone growth process could help heal large bone defects

From Penn Today:  June 6, 2019:  To treat large gaps in long bones, like the femur, which result from bone tumor removal or a shattering trauma, researchers Joel Boerckel’s group and the University of Illinois ...

June 10, 2019|

Cells Control Their Own Fate by Manipulating their Environment

As stem cells differentiate into functional specialized cells, the process is controlled through signals from their surroundings.  In a recent paper published in Nature Materials, this CEMB study suggests that cells may have more ...

April 11, 2019|

When Cells Go Rogue: Pathak wins NIH MIRA grant to study cell group behavior and role in metastasis

(News item prepared by Patience Graybill, Wash U) Researchers have thought that cancer begins when a single cell goes rogue in the body then begins to grow and multiply. Now, they are investigating evidence ...

September 3, 2018|
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