MetaChip provides quick, efficient toxicity screening of potential drugs
A large, multisite trial designed to examine the safety and preliminary effectiveness of two candidate topical microbicides to prevent HIV infection has opened to volunteer enrollment. The trial, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National In...
Biochip mimics the body to reveal toxicity of industrial compounds
..., the company that is working to commercialize the chips. "We developed the metachip
and DataChip to deal with the two most important issues that need to be ass...ent people.
"We are still a ways off from personalized medicine, but the metachip
offers that future possibility," Dordick said. When coupled with the new Da...