Geraldine Hamilton

Body parts on a chip

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDxBoston
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It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine — the hard part 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 — perhaps even custom cures made for one specific person.

Geraldine Hamilton
/ Bio researcher

Geraldine Hamilton builds organs and body parts on a chip — to test new, custom cures.  Full bio.

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