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Modelling human tissues in microphysiologically relevant ‘chips’ will increasingly help to unravel mechanistic knowledge underlying disease, and might eventually accelerate the productivity of drug development and predict how individual patients will respond to specific drugs.
 
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Modelling human tissues in microphysiologically relevant ‘chips’ will increasingly help to unravel mechanistic knowledge underlying disease, and might eventually accelerate the productivity of drug development and predict how individual patients will respond to specific drugs.

Editorial | | Nature Biomedical Engineering

A microfluidic chip incorporating oxygen gradients, a diverse human microbiota and patient-derived cells, mimics interactions between microorganisms and host tissue in the human gut.

News & Views | | Nature Biomedical Engineering