2017 Research Annual Report
Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

Featured Research

Stomach Organoid Success Advances Work to Build a Complete GI Tract on a Chip At first glance, they look like innocuous tissue samples occupying row after row of a 24-well cell culture plate. However, these blobs actually are fully functional organoids that mimic the functions of the corpus/fundus regions of the stomach—right down to producing acid and digestive enzymes.

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Division Summary

Research and Training Details
Faculty 19
Joint Appointment Faculty 27
Research Fellows and Post Docs 25
Research Graduate Students 61
Total Annual Grant Award Dollars $11,286,652
Clinical Activities and Training
Clinical Fellows 3