New 3D iPSC-derived brain endothelial cell model (Faley, Niel, et al. 2019)

The neurovasculaire unit (NVU) is composed of brain microvascular endothelial cells (BMECs) that form the Blood-Brain-Barrier (BBB), pericytes, neurons and glial cells. It regulates substance transport between blood and brain. BBB and NVU dysfonctions are associated with numerous neurological pathologies. Animal models are traditionally used in medical research but the Read more…

EUROcC (Organ-on-chip) conference in Stuttgart!

The first EUROoC meeting, dealing with organ-on-chip research and organized by the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS), will take place on the 24th-25th of May 2018 in Stuttgart (Germany).  Interestingly, this new workshop will address the engineering challenges related to the design, fabrication and implementation of organ-on-chips (OOC) and microphysiological systems. Among other Read more…