Organ plays many vital roles, including cleaning blood, helping digest food and making essential proteins for the body.
From designer microbes to stem cells, Medicine by Design researchers pioneer strategies to treat bowel disease
Diverse approaches aim to harness intestinal stem cells to boost the body’s natural healing ability and perhaps even grow replacement tissue in a dish
Medicine by Design researchers clear hurdles toward robust supply of stem cells for research and therapy
Paper identifies new combination of factors that allow scientists to grow stem cells in lab on much larger scale than previously possible
Neuroscience meets computer science in this Medicine by Design team project
Two multidisciplinary teams take different approaches to overcome compatibility hurdles.
Read about three Medicine by Design-funded team projects that are unlocking the power of stem cells to better understand and treat neurological diseases.
Researchers from Peter Zandstra's lab have developed new technologies that clear key barriers to developing a renewable source of cells for therapies.