Cell membrane on a chip to speed up screening of drug candidates for COVID-19 -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Cell membrane on a chip to speed up screening of drug candidates for COVID-19

06.07.2020

Image: graphic of cell membrane on a chip; Copyright: Susan Daniel/Cornell University

Researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells, and may soon be used to test potential drug candidates for COVID-19.

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Image: microscope with screen at MEDICA; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf