NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2011
Reference Number: JSC-SO-253
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: NASA rotating-wall bioreactor
Johnson Space Center innovators created a rotating wall bioreactor that mimics microgravity conditions, allowing for healthier, more natural-forming cell cultures. Licensed to Synthecon Inc. of Houston, the technology now enables drug development and medical research into treatment for conditions such as diabetes and cancer.
Page Number in Published book: 50
Manufacturer: Synthecon Inc.