Anthony Atala:
Anthony Atala: Imprimindo um rim humano

TED2011 · 17:24 · Filmed Mar 2011
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O cirurgião Anthony Atala demonstra uma experiência ainda em fase inicial que pode um dia resolver o problema de doação de órgãos: uma impresoora 3D que utiliza células vivas para produzir um rim transplantável. Utilizando uma tecnologia similar, o jovem paciente do Dr. Atala, Luke Massella, recebeu uma bexiga fabricada 10 anos atrás; vêmo-lo ele na apresentação.

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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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