Printing a human kidney

Very interesting article shared by a group on Facebook:

Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.

About Anthony Atala

Anthony Atala asks, “Can we grow organs instead of transplanting them?” His lab at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is doing just that — engineering over 30 tissues and whole…

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    1. Liebi Rita,
      vo Härzä wünsche ig Dir gueti Besserig!!!!
      Schön wärs, wenn Du nach dr Transplantation wieder es
      ganz normals Läbä chönsch füehre!!!

      Für ä Igriff wünsche ig Dir und Dinere liebe Schweser
      nume s’Beschte.

      Liebe Grüess,
      Rosemarie

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