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New Method Enables Scientists To Print Tissue Constructs With Blood Vessels
2014-02-19 15:24:58

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard A new bioprinting method developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple types of cells and tiny blood vessels. The work represents a major step toward a longstanding goal of tissue engineers: creating human tissue constructs realistic enough to test...

2011-03-17 16:37:00

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced today the signing of a new ten-year lease at the Center for Life Science | Boston with Harvard University, providing new expansion space for the Hansjorg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. The Wyss Institute will occupy the second floor, comprising approximately 31,500 square feet of laboratory and office space, in addition to its current site that fills the...

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2009-10-20 07:52:19

Stacks of filter paper provide a realistic, easy-to-use medium for growing cells An insight from the labs of Harvard chemist George Whitesides and cell biologist Don Ingber is likely to make a fundamental shift in how biologists grow and study cells "“ and it's as cheap and simple as reaching for a paper towel. Ratmir Derda, a postdoctoral student co-mentored by Whitesides and Ingber at Harvard's new Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, has realized that by growing...


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