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Charu Chandrasekera

Charu ChandrasekeraUWindsor researcher Charu Chandrasekera has received a grant from the British Columbia Foundation for Non-Animal Research to kickstart a project that aims to produce a 3D-printed model of human lung tissue.

Research project focused on creating a lung in a dish

UWindsor researcher Charu Chandrasekera has received a grant for a project to produce a 3D-printed model of human lung tissue.

Drew MarquardtDrew Marquardt, together with fellow UWindsor researchers James Gauld and Charu Chandrasekera, is exploring how an ingredient in vapes and e-cigarettes poses complications for those infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.

UWindsor researcher studies link between vaping and COVID-19 complications

A team of UWindsor researchers is exploring how an ingredient in vapes and e-cigarettes poses complications for those infected with COVID-19.

Dr. Charu Chandrasekera, Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM), explains to Eric Margolis how the lab utilizes 3D printing to produce replicas of human tissues and organs for research during CCAAM's grand opeDr. Charu Chandrasekera, Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM), explains to Eric Margolis how the lab utilizes 3D printing to produce replicas of human tissues and organs for research during CCAAM's grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

Non-animal biomedical lab a first for UWindsor

A new research lab dedicated to developing, validating, and promoting non-animal, human biology-based platforms in biomedical research, education, and chemical safety testing celebrated its grand opening Thursday at the University of Windsor.

Charu Chandrasekera is the founding executive director of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods.Charu Chandrasekera is the founding executive director of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods.

Non-animal testing lab to celebrate grand opening

The Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) is celebrating its grand opening today.

The new research lab is dedicated to developing, validating, and promoting non-animal, human biology-based platforms in biomedical research, education, and chemical safety testing.

The Centre was founded with a $1 million donation in 2018 by the Eric S. Margolis Family Foundation. Eric Margolis was an internationally syndicated journalist, as well as former owner and chairman of Jamieson Laboratories.