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May 21, 2014

Top-Down/ Bottom-Up Approaches Converge on Bioficial Organs

One way or another, scaffolds, stem cells, and biological factors come together to recapitulate organ development in the lab.

Top-Down/ Bottom-Up Approaches Converge on Bioficial Organs

Lab-grown vaginas are among developments in tissue engineering that have proven successful long-term. [Yuanyuan Zhang, M.D., Ph.D, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine]

  • Although a body, no less than a car, may eventually need replacement parts, surgeons cannot simply place an order at the Organ Zone, and ...

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