New ‘Organs-on-a-chip’ system that replicates our gut-brain connection — Tech Explorist

A new ‘organs-on-a-chip’ system, developed by MIT scientists- replicates interactions between the brain, liver, and colon. The system helps scientists model the impact that microbes living in the gut have on healthy brain tissue and tissue samples derived from Parkinson’s disease patients. They found that short-chain fatty acids, produced by microbes in the gut and…

New ‘Organs-on-a-chip’ system that replicates our gut-brain connection — Tech Explorist

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