Anthony Atala: imprimiendo un riñón humano

TED2011 · 17:24 · Filmed Mar 2011
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El cirujano Anthony Atala demuestra un experimento en fase inicial que algún día podría resolver el problema de la donación de órganos: una impresora tridimensional que usa células vivas para imprimir un riñón trasplantable. Usando una tecnología similar el joven paciente del Dr. Atala, Lucas Massella, recibió una vejiga de diseño hace 10 años; lo conocemos en el escenario.

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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 organs. Full bio



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