Artificial Testicles


Dr. Nitzan Gonen of Bar-Ilan’s Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences and the Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials has produced artificial testicles which could revolutionize the research of male fertility and sexual disorders.

The artificial testicles could significantly advance the understanding of the mechanisms involved in sex determination and provide solutions for male infertility, which affects one in 12 men worldwide.

“Artificial testicles are a promising model for basic research on testicle development and function, which can be translated into therapeutic applications for disorders of sexual development and infertility,” explains Dr. Gonen.

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