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DOD funds tech to test organ tissue in lieu of humans

Clip: 11/24/2018 | 4m 35s

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with funding from the Department of Defense, want to speed up the clinical trial process with a device that could enable researchers to test new drugs on organ tissue grown in a lab instead of on humans and animals. MIT Professor Linda Griffith leads the effort and joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 11/24/18

Rating: NR

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