Contact: Jim Dryden
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: Kelli L. VanDussen, PhD, and Matthew A. Ciorba, MD are part of a team that has developed a method of growing human cells from tissue removed from a patient's GI tract. The method may help scientists develop tailor-made therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and other intestinal problems.
Credit: Robert Boston
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