Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues.
Advances in stem cell research offer hope for treatments that could help patients regrow heart muscle tissue after heart attacks, a key to achieving more complete recovery.
Favorable interim results have been announced in a small clinical trial of a stem-cell therapy to treat patients with a ra
Researchers are reporting significant progress in generating a 3-dimensional network of blood vessels that can be grown and manipulated in a laboratory.
Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor of bioengineering and pathology at the University of Washington, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award to support her work to build artificial human tissues from stem ce
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