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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