Posts Tagged ‘organ transplantation’

Printing a Human Kidney

 :: Posted by American Biotechnologist on 03-17-2011

Dr. Anthony Atala is a surgeon and the director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. His lab was the first to engineer a lab-grown organ to be used in human transplantation.

In this TED talk given earlier this month< Dr. Atala talks about an experimental fabrication technology that can "print" human tissue on demand.