Fall 2019

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News from the Johns Hopkins Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

3D Tissue Models Offer Window into How Gut Cells Fight Infection

Nicholas Zachos and his team are the first to cultivate a primary human macrophage-enteroid system, which allows researchers to see, in real time, how the gut fights against infection.

One image shows a macrophage culture alone and the other shows the macrophage-enteroid system.

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