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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