Microfluidic system incorporates neuroinflammation -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Microfluidic system incorporates neuroinflammation

08/03/2018

Image:Triculture System Fully Replicates Alzheimer's Pathology; Copyright: Genetics and Aging Research Unit, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease

Six days after activated microglia (red) were added to the outer chamber of the new microfluidic device, the inflammatory cells migrate through channels into the inner chamber, containing cultured neurons and astrocytes (green) with gene variants associated with familial Alzheimer's disease.