NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – VC firm Harris & Harris Group today announced the formation of Tara Biosystems, which is developing organ-on-a-chip technology for evaluating new therapies and drug compounds.

Harris & Harris has invested an undisclosed amount into Tara Bio. The company will initially use its organ-on-a-chip platform to provide physiologically relevant heart-on-a-chip human tissue models for toxicology and new drug discovery applications.

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