Feb. 21, 2019—The brain endothelial barrier had previously been generated from induced pluripotent stem cells in a two-dimensional culture but not validated in three-dimensional, vein-like structures that are necessary to feed the organoids.
Dec. 16, 2016—Artificial kidneys, gay-straight alliances and junkyard batteries captured readers' attention in 2016.
Feb. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt engineers have modified a cotton candy machine to create complex microfluidic networks that mimic the capillary system in living tissue and have demonstrated that these networks can keep cells alive and functioning in an artificial three-dimensional matrix.
Mar. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University mechanical engineer Leon Bellan is creating artificial human blood vessels using cotton candy and gelatin.
Feb. 11, 2015—VANDERBILT COMPUTER ENGINEERING MAJOR MATTHEW RICHARDSON LOVES ROBOTICS. “I kind of view this as my own robot in a way.” THIS UNDERGRAD IS COMBINING COMPUTER ENGINEERING ON A 3-D PRINTER WITH THE COMPLEX BIO-ENGINEERING OF THE BODY. TODAY HE’S BUILDING A VERSION OF ARTIFICIAL BLOOD VESSELS. “The 3D printed structures will primarily be used for...