Cells in space – extraterrestrial approaches in cancer research -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Cells in space – extraterrestrial approaches in cancer research

Interview with Professor Daniela Grimm, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark, and the Working Group for Gravitational Biology and Translational Regenerative Medicine, University Hospital for Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

02/22/2018

Image: smiling woman with brown hair - Prof. Daniela Grimm; Copyright: Dr. Markus Wehland

Prof. Daniela Grimm

Image: a container with the nutrient medium for cancer cells; Copyright: Dr. Markus Wehland

The cancer cells are filled into a biocompatible container with culture medium.

Image: picture enlargement of a spheroid; Copyright: Dr. Markus Wehland

The detached cancer cells form spherical aggregates - so-called spheroids.