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Learn About the Clinical Potential of 3D Organoids
Organoids: How Close Are We to The Clinic?
Explore organoids for screening and regenerative therapy.
Organoids: How Close Are We to The Clinic?
Organoids: How Close Are We to The Clinic?

Explore organoids for screening and regenerative therapy.

Explore organoids for screening and regenerative therapy.

organ regeneration

Cell Culture Advances Fuel Disease Research
The Scientist | Nov 16, 2020 | 1 min read
New twists to an old technique reveal a better understanding of disease pathology and new therapeutic avenues.
Hurdles for Hearing Restoration
Bernd Fritzsch | Sep 1, 2015 | 4 min read
Given the diverse cell types and complex structure of the human inner ear, will researchers ever be able to re-create it?
Hearts on Trial
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2015 | 10+ min read
As researchers conduct the most rigorous human trials of cardiac cell therapies yet attempted, a clear picture of whether these treatments actually work is imminent.
Heart Strings
The Scientist | Apr 30, 2015 | 1 min read
An animated primer on the harvesting, growth, and administration of cardiac cells to heart attack patients
Contributors
Jef Akst and Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 1, 2014 | 3 min read
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2014 issue of The Scientist
Researchers Regrow Mouse Thymus
Kerry Grens | Apr 9, 2014 | 1 min read
A simple genetic formula coaxes a shrunken mouse thymus to regenerate.  
Skin-to-Liver Cell Shortcut
Abby Olena, PhD | Feb 23, 2014 | 3 min read
Researchers use an adapted reprogramming technique to generate hepatocytes for the repopulation of an injured mouse liver.
Opinion: I Want My Kidney
Shipra Agrawal | Nov 7, 2013 | 3 min read
With the advent of xenotransplantation, tissues made from cell-seeded scaffolds, and 3-D-printing, custom-made organs must be right around the corner.
Toddler Gets Synthetic Windpipe
Dan Cossins | May 1, 2013 | 2 min read
Doctors culture a custom-made trachea from plastic fibers and human cells, and successfully implant it into a child who was born without the organ.
The Organist
Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2013 | 9 min read
When molecular biology methods failed her, Sangeeta Bhatia turned to engineering and microfabrication to build a liver from scratch.
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