Scientists create brain-mimicking environment to grow 3D tissue models of brain tumors

Brain tumor cells grow on 3D silk fiber/ECM matrix


Oct. 4, 2019


Use of brain-like extracellular matrix in 3D brain tissue model allows cell growth and treatment to more closely replicate physiological response


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Tufts scientists grow functioning human neural networks in 3D from stem cells


Oct. 18, 2018


Neural models could improve understanding of neurodegenerative and other diseases, and facilitate discovery of treatments


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INSciDE at Tufts University and New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute to collaborate on neurodegeneration


Sept. 12, 2018


Scientific teams will develop advanced stem cell models to improve understanding and treatment of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and similar diseases.


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New technique generates human neural stem cells for tissue engineering, 3D brain models


Sept. 13, 2016


Process could pave way for engineered human brain models and other innervated tissues such as skin, cornea.


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Bioengineers make functional 3D brain-like tissue model


Aug. 11, 2014


Tufts model shows biochemical & electrophysiological responses; research offers new options for study of brain function, disease and trauma


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