Cardioids – Heartbeat, heartbreak and recovery in a dish

Self-organizing heart organoids developed at IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences – are also effective injury- and in vitro congenital disease models. These “cardioids” may revolutionize research into cardiovascular disorders and malformations of the heart. The results are published in the journal Cell.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft