POSTS TAGGED AS regenerative medicine

Harvard’s Lab-Grown Beating Left Ventricle

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard has grown beating heart
Using a scaffold of biodegradable polyester and gelatin, which then was spun into a cone shape, [MORE]

Intestinal Organoids for Transplantation in Mice

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human intestinal organoids
Several laboratories have been able to grow up functional human “organoids” (of a few hundred cells), but discovered [MORE]

Growing Up Kidney Podocytes

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature kidney podocyte
Winston Churchill’s comment that Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” might equally apply [MORE]

“Cell Sliding” in Organ Regeneration

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chiral cell sliding drives left-right asymmetric organ twisting
Developmental biologists at Osaka University recently announced an important finding relative to organ regeneration: [MORE]

Printing Muscles and Tendons

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microplate for printing muscles and tendons
Using 3-D bioprinting and a novel microplate, biochemical engineers in Zurich and Basel were able to [MORE]

A Regenerative Bandage

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerative bandage promotes wound healing
Sores for a diabetic take longer to heal than with a non-diabetic person.  For that situation, [MORE]

3D Printed Sugar Tissue Platforms

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed bunny of sugar and red dye
One of the compelling uses of 3-D printing is fabricating tissue scaffolds for [MORE]

Blueprint for Building Kidneys

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nephron formation
University of Southern California regenerative medicine scientists have found a key element in timing for nephron development.  They “. [MORE]

Artificial Tooth Enamel

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Repairing tooth enamel
Over many years, acids in food and drinks erode tooth enamel, and until now there has been no [MORE]

Regenerating Brain Tissue

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain tissue regenerated in mice after stroke
Using an alginate hydrogel infused with vascular endothelial growth factor and other agents, researchers [MORE]

Computer Designed Regenerative Heart Valves

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computer-designed customized regenerative heart valve
For children born with defective heart valves, repair solutions are limited, mainly because a prosthesis has [MORE]

Color Blindness and Blood Vessel Formation

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cone cell
Achromatopsia (aka cone rod dystrophy) is a form of colorblindness that can be partial or total. In studying the [MORE]

A Portable 3-D Printer for Wound Repair

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable 3D skin printer
Using a “hand held skin printer that resembles a white-out tape dispenser—except that tape roll is replaced [MORE]

How New Blood Vessels Form

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Endothelial cells
Last week, MAIN had a piece about an Indiana University process for growing stem cells into endothelial cells that [MORE]