The secret to better blood-brain barrier models

The secret to better blood-brain barrier models

Permeability. That’s the core challenge of studying drugs in the blood-brain barrier. Blood vessels inside the human brain include complex layers of endothelia, pericytes, astrocyes and more insulating their contents from all that grey matter—and for good reason, of...
From the expert: Roger Kamm’s insights on M-CELS

From the expert: Roger Kamm’s insights on M-CELS

We caught up with our co-founder Roger Kamm this week to get his thoughts on M-CELS as a keynote speaker in the upcoming M-CELS Workshop. To quickly recap from last week, M-CELS are a new area of engineering that draws upon the unique capabilities of living cells to...
From the expert: Roger Kamm’s insights on M-CELS

M-CELS – where biology and engineering meet

A free workshop this June about M-CELS will feature AIM Biotech co-founder Roger Kamm, PhD. As a keynote speaker, he’ll discuss his perspectives as a pioneering researcher at MIT. What are M-CELS? Multi-cellular engineered living systems—M-CELS—is an emerging field at...