Geraldine Hamilton:
Body parts on a chip

TEDxBoston · 13:23 · Filmed Jun 2013
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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
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