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 participants. “Bile ducts pose great challenges to researchers because of their location and their complex function and cellular structure, which has made this organ historically difficult to study.”   Read more here:  Penn Medicine News