News tagged with tissue engineering
Related topics: stem cells , cells , scaffold , tissue , cartilage
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that a single protein molecule may hold the key to turning cardiac stem cells into blood vessels or muscle tissue, a finding that may lead to better ways to treat heart attack patients.
Cardiology Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers in Japan have found that hepatocytes, cells comprising the main tissue of the liver and involved in protein synthesis and storage, can assist in tissue engineering and create a "new liver system" in mouse models ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Another day, another four turns of the screw. That's just a part of life for people, primarily children, undergoing the long and difficult process of distraction osteogenesis, a method to correct bone deformities ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A lot of people were skeptical when two young California-based researchers set out more than a decade ago to create a completely human-derived alternative to the synthetic blood vessels commonly used in dialysis patients. ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have derived a population of pure lung and thyroid progenitor cells in vitro that successfully mimic the developmental milestones ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A cartilage gel being developed by tissue engineers and biochemists at the University of Sydney could bring increased mobility to people living with debilitating sports injuries.
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pioneering work by a leading University of Nottingham scientist has helped reveal for the first time a vital process in the development of the early mammalian embryo.
Medical research Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new method for creating scaffolds for tissue engineering applications, providing an alternative that is more flexible and less time-intensive than current technology.
Medical research Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Doctors at the UCL Institute of Child Health have made progress towards engineering donated intestines, so that they can be implanted without rejection.
Medical research Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital have turned stem cells from amniotic fluid into cells that form blood vessels. Their success offers hope that such stem cells may be used to grow ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
For patients suffering from severe pulmonary diseases including emphysema, lung cancer or fibrosis, transplantation of healthy lung tissue may offer the best chance for survival. The surgical procedure, however, ...
Medical research Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
X-ray photography has been used for decades for medical purposes. Now, scientists have found new ways of obtaining precise and comprehensive data from x-ray computer tomography. In the project BIO-CT-EXPLOIT, ...
Other Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Craig Hutto considers himself part bionic man. In 2005, doctors amputated his leg after a shark attacked him during a fishing trip off the Florida Gulf Coast.
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast reconstruction surgery will become both safer and more realistic thanks to research led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.
Other Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 5 |