BME Spring Seminar: Engineering Human CNS Morphogenesis In Vitro

Presented by

Randolph S. Ashton, Ph.D.; Asst. Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) possess the emergent properties necessary to recapitulate developmental processes ex vivo and give rise to organotypic cultures and tissues. If harnessed, …

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