human stem cell-derived cardiac microtissue grown on a fiber-based scaffold

Can common heart condition cause sudden death?

Kevin Healy's bioengineering lab combined their tissue engineering with the Gladstone Institute's genome editing techniques to create a “diseased heart micro-tissue” model. The new tool will help explore how common environmental stress affects normal and abnormal heart tissue.

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