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Moroni Lab Broadcasted on Biofabrication

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Moroni Lab Broadcasted on Biofabrication
Published on: December 17, 2019
Category: Events

In two recent TV documentaries, our lab has been featured for its efforts in biofabrication strategies at large. The episodes had a particular interest on kidney bioprinting, as a test case where thanks to the work of the group of Dr. Carlos Mota, we are studying how to create 3D in vitro models with which we can better understand kidney pathologies and regenerative processes. General challenges and successes in the field of biofabrication have been discussed as well.

To see the episodes: 

https://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2019-11-26/3D-bio-printing-and-AI-Dementia-detector-RAZOR-full-episode-LUM6SCw3W8/index.html

and:

https://www.vpro.nl/programmas/de-toekomst-is-fantastisch/kijk/afleveringen/aflevering-6.html