The testing of new medicines can be a lengthy and arduous process, delaying access to promising innovative treatments. Today’s video features a TED talk from bio researcher Geraldine Hamilton, who creates ‘organs-on-a-chip’ – engineering a ‘home away from home’ for the cells which more accurately recreates the dynamic environment in which they exist in the body.

Watch to find out how the chips are created and how they are being utilised for the testing of new medicines, including in the burgeoning field of personalised medicine.

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