Hatice Altug Elected Fellow of The Optical Society
Professor Hatice Altug, head of the BIOnanophotonic Systems Laboratory (BIOS) at the EPFL's Institute of Bioengineering (School of Engineering), has been elected Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society’s recent Board of Directors meeting.
Lung-on-a-chip Model Helps Understand Covid-19 Related Blood Clots
Scientists at EPFL are using technology to better understand how the coronavirus responsible for the Covid-19 disease causes lung blood clots in certain patients. They have developed a simplified model of a lung that lets them observe, for the first time, how the virus attacks the cells lining blood vessels.
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