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Organ chips, organoids and the animal testing conundrum

Nature Reviews Materials speaks to Donald Ingber, Founding Director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, about the animal testing conundrum and the importance of human-relevant models in biomedical research.

“… we are now at a point at which we have much more complex in vitro models available, ranging from organoids to multiphysiological systems and organs-on-chips. Some of these in vitro models are as good or even better than animal models”

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Horejs, C. Organ chips, organoids and the animal testing conundrum. Nat Rev Mater 6, 372–373 (2021).

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