Bioprinting on-chip microphysiological models of humanized kidney tubulointerstitium

An EU funded research consortium developing three-dimensional (3D) in vitro human renal tubulointerstitium (TI) models with an unprecedented degree of mimicry and function towards native kidney. The primary focus of the project is the investigation of viral infection and nephrotoxicity applications, and to make the model applicable also to other kidney-related diseases.

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BIRDIE project comes to light

We have launched a BIRDIE dedicated website ( and Twitter account (@project_birdie). On the website you will find all the relevant information about the project, its vision, scientific background and project plan, the team behind and relevant updates. BIRDIE, with…

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