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Regina Luttge: Interaction wanted

Tuesday, 2 July

Regina Luttge brings together expertise to put brains on a chip.

'My challenge is to facilitate the growth of cells in a particular space,' says Regina Luttge. As associate professor within the microsystems section and head of the neuro-nanoscale engineering group at the Technical University of Eindhoven, she coordinates the Connect-consortium (Connecting neural networks: Nervous-system-on-Chip Technology) that, with € 6.8 million in EU funding, wants to develop a chip that simulates the connections between the central nervous system and its furthest antennae. Research into Parkinson's disease should be the first application.

Read more: C2W (in Dutch)

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