Growing new human livers is a long-term goal of bioengineer Kelly Stevens as she studies this organ’s development.
Biological structure researchers induce support cells in the retina to become neurons, an approach that someday could help restore vision.
Teams in Seattle and Cleveland are pursuing an experiment to regenerate crucial cells and create a new therapy model.
Bioprinted tissues with entangled vascular networks for air and blood are a major step toward 3D printing of replacement organs.
Stem-cell scientists show that petri dish-built matrices of vessels integrate well with existing heart tissue.
A therapy developed at UW shows promise in its first test in young boys who have an inherited deady muscle disease.
To sustain engineered organs, the ability to generate vascular systems similar to parts of the body's own circulation will be critical.
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
Break a bone, it will heal. Fry a retinal cell? It’s gone forever. That’s why your mom told you never to stare at the sun.
A 7-year-old girl sticks her finger through the spinning spokes of her brother’s bike. The tip gets torn off.