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NIH / DARPA solicit proposals for human-on-chip platforms to accelerate drug development

Fantastic to hear about a new, substantial U.S. government funding effort in microfluidics research! Last month a joint effort between the NIH, DARPA, and the FDA was announced to develop human-on-chip platforms to test drug candidates more efficiently and accurately. The NIH and DARPA are soliciting proposals separately from all types of research organizations (academic, industry, government, other) […]

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12/2: Don Ingber speaks at MIT on biomimetic microsystems

On Thursday December 2, Professor Don Ingber of Harvard’s Wyss Institute will be giving a talk at MIT on “Biomimetic Microsystems Technologies: Organs-on-Chips” as part of the Micro/Nano-technology Seminar Series. The talk will be held at 3pm in MIT Building 1 Room 190. Ingber is known for his pioneering work on cell mechanics. In addition […]

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