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Device, Organ-on-a-Chip, 2009

This is a device. It was designed by Donald Ingber and Dongeun Huh.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It has been able to spend time at the museum on loan from Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

It is dated 2009. Its medium is microfabricated device composed of silicone rubber. It is a part of the department.

Organs-on-Chips are microdevices composed of a clear, flexible, polymer that contain tiny hollow channels lined by living cells that recapitulate human organ-level functions and disease states. They are designed to replace animal testing for drug development and personalized medicine.

It is credited Courtesy of Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.5 × 0.5 × 2 cm (1 3/8 × 3/16 × 13/16 in.)

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