The current issue of Development – our Special Issue on Organoids – features a collection of review- and research-based articles focusing on organoids. Here are some of the highlights. Happy reading (and thanks to everyone who contributed)!
Organoids: a Special Issue
In her Editorial, Melissa Little provides an overview of the entire contents of the Special Issue, highlighting some of the important findings and major themes therein.
The hope and the hype of organoid research
In their Spotlight article, , together with
Ethical issues in human organoid and gastruloid research
Spotlight article., summarize some of the important ethical issues associated with research involving human organoids and other complex self-organized structures. Read their
The physics of organoids: a biophysical approach to understanding organogenesis
Using brain organoids to understand Zika virus-induced microcephaly
Pluripotent stem cell-derived organoids: using principles of developmental biology to grow human tissues in a dish
Translational applications of adult stem cell-derived organoids
Embryoids, organoids and gastruloids: new approaches to understanding embryogenesis
In their Review article,
Lung organoids: current uses and future promise
Brigid Hogan and colleagues explore the latest advances in both adult and embryonic stem cell-derived lung organoid culture, and discuss how these systems can be used to understand homeostasis and regeneration. Read their Review.
Dissecting the stem cell niche with organoid models: an engineering-based approach
This Special Issue also contains a number of Research Reports, Research Articles and Techniques & Resources Articles – click here for a full listing!