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Pioneering New Kidney-Grafting Techniques

New research published in the journal Bioengineering was led by former visiting scientists Leif Oxburgh, D.V.M., Ph.D. and Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D., and the MDI Bio Lab’s Iain Drummond, Ph.D.  Drummond calls the challenge of getting lab-grown kidney tissue to link with an organism's circulatory system and function properly a "plumbing problem." 

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Visiting Scientist Emeritus Jim Stidham Passes

He was an ambassador for the “magic discipline” of science

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MDI Bio Lab: Maine’s Harbor for International Scientific Exchange

Some overseas visitors stay for weeks, some for years

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2022 Visiting Scientists Arrive at MDIBL

The 2022 Visiting Scientist program has begun in earnest with the arrival of Helmut Augustin, Ph.D., DVM, from Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Germany, and Hillary Maddin, Ph.D., from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada to the MDIBL campus.

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Visiting Scientist Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D.: Solving the Riddle of the Mysterious Kidney Ailment Plaguing Farmers Around the World

This is the third in a series of posts describing how collaborations between MDI Biological Laboratory faculty members and visiting scientists are advancing scientific progress.

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Visiting Scientist Brett Keiper, Ph.D.: Taking the Time for Creative Inspiration

This is the second in a series of posts describing how collaborations between MDI Biological Laboratory faculty members and visiting scientists are advancing scientific progress.

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Visiting Scientist Gert Fricker, Ph.D.: Taking Some Lessons in Toughness from a Hardy Local Fish

This is the first in a series of posts describing how collaborations between MDI Biological Laboratory faculty members and visiting scientists are advancing scientific progress.

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The Momentum of Summer at MDIBL

Summer is here and never has June’s arrival brought such delight! At the beginning of June we welcomed 29 summer student fellows and the first round of what will be a total of 16 visiting scientists to campus. While every year our seasonal researchers bring an infusion of energy to MDIBL, this year in particular, we feel...

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This Is Why: Jaspreet Kohli

MDI Biological Laboratory’s summer fellowship programs strive to offer a well-rounded, unique research experience for students. Working on real-world, meaningful science alongside avid and invested mentors, and the chance to make long-lasting friendships in a stunning coastal location, make a summer at MDIBL what it is: a fun, educational, memorable, and in many cases, a...

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