Microchip Biohybrid Kidney is on the Near Horizon

Dr. William Fissel and his team at Vanderbilt are developing a synthetic kidney packed with microchip filters and living kidney cells—powered by a patient’s own heart. The current challenge is to prevent blood from clotting in the device. With the help of 3D printed prototypes, they are working toward human trials at the end of next year

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