Tissue Engineering of Rodent Optic Nerves as a Model for Myelination

Lead Research Organisation: University of Leeds
Department Name: Institute of Membrane & Systems Biology


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Title Bioreactor 
Description A machine was created that enables us to culture neural tissue samples more efficiently 
Type Of Material Model of mechanisms or symptoms - in vitro 
Year Produced 2009 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Due to lack of further funding we have struggled to further develop this technology. We are working with a clinician to check the function of a new drug on neural tissue