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New Chip Captures Specialized Immune Cells

Tue, 09/07/2010 - 8:31pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A novel microfluidics chip developed by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will let doctors examine how white blood cells called neutrophils help the body cope with burns and other traumatic injuries. It may also shed light on why the immune system sometimes spirals out of control, resulting in dangerous inflammation.

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