Image of Dr. Ying Mei of the MUSC Clemson Bioengineering Program and an illustration showing Low oxygen (10%) cell culture conditions combined with human heart organoids recreate tissue-level features a post-heart attack heart to better understand heart failure and improve drug testing for patients with heart failure. Image courtesy of Dylan Richards.

Heart attack in a dish: a 3D model

Dr. Ying Mei of the MUSC Clemson Bioengineering Program led a team that developed human cardiac organoids to help study heart attacks.

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