The mission for the NIH BioMEMS Resource Center (BMRC) is to bridge between microelectromechanicai systems (MEMS) and biomedical community to provide powerful microtechnologies to biomedical and clinical investigators. At its inception, the focus of the BMRC research was on the development of microfluidic chips for cell sorting, especially for fractionation of blood into its key components as well as the creation of living single cell arrays. In 2008, BMRC was renewed to expand its research portfolio to include rare cells with tremendous clinical potential, and more complex dynamic tissue microarrays. As we lool MRC continues to represent a significant potential for biomedical advances through its mission to develop and disseminate innovative microtechnologies with a broad range of applications varying from diagnostics, therapeutics, biomarker discovery, drug screening to disease models.
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MRC continues to represent a significant potential for biomedical advances through its mission to develop and disseminate innovative microtechnologies with a broad range of applications varying from diagnostics, therapeutics, biomarker discovery, drug screening to disease models.
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