Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 15th, 2005
The research, which is based on a dramatic departure from the current practice in tissue engineering, is described in a paper titled "In vivo engineering of organs: the bone bioreactor" published online by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
"We have shown that we can grow predictable volumes of bone on demand," said V. Prasad Shastri, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University who led...
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