Deliciousness Matters

Good morning. How are you holding up? Millions and millions are at home this week, sheltered in place, self-quarantined, working remotely, home-schooling, feeding one another soups and sandwiches, keeping panic at bay. Others have headed into work at the hospital or police station, the plant, the supermarket. There are people collecting garbage, building things, reporting,…

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Just One Eye Has X-Ray Vision

LOS ANGELES — Whenever I wonder whether it is possible to truly understand Los Angeles, particularly its relationship to fashion and style, I think about a shirt. The shirt is a nothing: red plaid, relaxed fit, snap-front closure. It resembles a million similar shirts you can find at places like Filson ($175) and H&M ($11).…

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C-Path and Lundbeck enter collaboration to advance drug development tools in Alzheimer’s

TUCSON, Ariz., March 18, 2020 — The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) are proud to announce that they will work together to significantly improve the scientific community’s insight in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) through Lundbeck’s contribution of a unique set of clinical trial data from more than 2,500 AD patients to the…

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Using ‘organs-on-a-chip’ to model complicated diseases

CAMBRIDGE, MA — MIT biological engineers have created a multitissue model that lets them study the relationships between different organs and the immune system, on a specialized microfluidic platform seeded with human cells. Using this type of model, sometimes called “organs-on-a-chip” or “physiome-on-a-chip,” the research team was able to explore the role of circulating immune…

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