Geraldine Hamilton:
Body parts on a chip

TEDxBoston · 13:23 · Filmed Jun 2013
Watch next...
Frederick Balagadde: Bio-lab on a microchip
1,420,349 Total views

It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs and body parts on a chip, simple structures with all the pieces essential to testing new medications — even custom cures for one specific person. (Filmed at TEDxBoston)

Bio researcher
Geraldine Hamilton builds organs and body parts on a chip — to test new, custom cures. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxBoston, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Don't have an account? Sign up now — it's fast and free.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.