A microphysiological model for the study of bronchial spasms

A microphysiological model of the bronchial airways enables the study of the mechanochemical feedback interactions between smooth muscle cells and epithelial cells that underlie bronchospasm.

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Pep Pàmies

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over 2 years ago

The cover shows a sham device of a microphysiological system that recapitulates the mechanochemical environment of the human bronchial airways.

See Kilic et al.

Image: Onur Kilic, Johns Hopkins University