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Tag: Liver disease

November 20, 2020
A new scaffold for liver regeneration has been characterized and published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules this week. LiverThe liver is an indispensable organ located in the upper right abdominal cavity. It may be the most complex organ in its function, playing an important role in the body’s metabolism, particularly in proteostasis. The...
January 14, 2020
Everyone is different, and that certainly applies to aging, according to new research that drills down into how people age as individuals rather than looking at population averages.  Everyone ages differently In a new study, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have managed to sort people into different categories based on how they are...
August 12, 2019
Today, we have to share some bad news about Organovo and its liver tissue bioprinting program. Present state and future steps Organovo, a biotechnology company currently valued at $45M and most well-known for researching bioprinting technologies - the creation of artificial organs - has recently announced that it is suspending its artificial liver tissue program...
July 06, 2017
Researchers in Cambridge have created a new approach for creating and transplanting artificial bile ducts with the aim of treating liver disease in children and reducing the need for transplants. The research, published in the journal Nature Medicine, shows how the researchers grew 3D cell structures and transplanted them into mice[1]. These structures then developed into...