Biobank of the Principality of Asturias (BioPA)

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Full university professor at the Central University Hospital of Asturias, scientific director of the Principality of Asturias Biobank (BioPA) and coordinator of the Organoid Hub of the National Platform of Biobanks and Biomodels of the ISCIII

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers has succeeded in developing different types of organoids from cells obtained from amniotic fluid. According to the authors, this breakthrough could help to better understand the later stages of development during pregnancy and to advance research into congenital anomalies. The study is published in the journal Nature Medicine.