Jeffrey Davidson

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    Organ-on-a-chip mimics heart’s biomechanical properties

    Scientists at Vanderbilt University have created a three-dimensional organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart’s amazing biomechanical properties in order to study cardiac disease, develop heart drugs. Read More

    Feb 22, 2017

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    Biodegradable scaffold may spur wound healing

    Biomedical and chemical engineers at Vanderbilt University, working with a pathologist, have constructed a sponge-like, biodegradable tissue “scaffold” that releases an enzyme-blocking molecule to indirectly activate endogenous pathways and enhance tissue regeneration and wound healing. Read More

    Dec 19, 2013