Scientists Create Microchip From Human Brain Cells

Scientists Create Microchip From Human Brain Cells
Innovation

A new technology will help researchers discover drugs for various neurological disorders.

Naresh Kumar
  • 12 august 2010

Scientists from the University of Calgary and National Research Council Canada have developed a microchip made from a network of human brain cells. The Neurochip will allow researchers to study the working of a large group of cells in minute detail and perform drug screening for various brain disorders, which will help them find cures for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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