Tissue Engineers Working for Lab Grown Limbs and Organs–One Soldier Benefited Who’s Leg Was Damaged in Iraq
Posted Jan 04 2012 5:19pm
We all love to read about regenerative medicine and this is another update on what is happing at Wake Forest, University of Irvine and Pittsburg. Neuro stem cells are also in the works to help research with restoring nerve damage.
Physical therapy is needed with restoring some leg and arm functions. There’s also an interview with another man who went to China and had 3 treatments to partially work on recovery. It does take work to recover. Some additional information on Wake Forest is at the link below. BD
A new research breakthrough has enabled scientists to grow human tissue to repair or replace organs, and someday, maybe even limbs. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.