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Bioprinting gives insight into kidney function

17:05 EDT 13 Oct 2016 | TriMed Media Group

3D bioprinting has brought the future of producing human tissues and organs that can accurately recreate body functions for drug screening, disease modeling, and regenerative medicine closer to reality. Jennifer Lewis, ScD, and a team of researchers at Wyss Institute have used bioprinting to create a functioning renal structure containing epithelial that is a replication of the proximal tubule of the kidney.

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