The Journal “Diario Médico” awards the project “Liver on a chip” participated by researchers of U8 of NANBIOSIS
The 15th edition of “Best Ideas 2016” by Diario Médico, has awarded the “Liver on a Chip” project, coordinated by Rosa Villa, Scientific Coordinator of Unit 8 of NANBIOSIS.
“Liver on a chip” is a microfluidic camera that simulates hepatic microcirculation and will serve as a tool for in vitro studies and diagnostics of cell function, pharmacology, toxicity and personalized medicine. The device could be applicable to any other biomedical research in That the vascular system has relevance (liver, kidney, cardiovascular and others).
This project was already recognized last July with the second prize of the category of innovation in research results of the second Contest of Innovation in Health of the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR)