While previous structures guessed at the environment that cells would want, the new design lets the cells build to their own specifications.
Patient cancer cells reliably grow on new 3D scaffold, showing promise for precision medicine
U-M team to build synthetic neurons – first challenge in making synthetic cells
Seven U.S. research institutions look to build synthetic cells.
Injectable ‘bone spackling’: A cell therapy approach to heal complex fractures
A Q&A with biomedical engineering professor Jan Stegemann, whose work in mice shows the promise of ‘microtissues.’
An EpiPen for spinal cord injuries
U-M researchers have designed nanoparticles that intercept immune cells on their way to the spinal cord and redirect them away from the injury.
Kirigami can spin terahertz rays in real time to peer into biological tissue
The rays used by airport scanners might have a future in medical imaging.
Cancer is smarter than you think: Q&A with Geeta Mehta
Decoding the sophisticated inner workings of cancer may help us fight it.