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Molly Stevens:
A new way to grow bone

TEDGlobal 2013 · 14:52 · Filmed Jun 2013
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What does it take to regrow bone in mass quantities? Typical bone regeneration — wherein bone is taken from a patient’s hip and grafted onto damaged bone elsewhere in the body — is limited and can cause great pain just a few years after operation. In an informative talk, Molly Stevens introduces a new stem cell application that harnesses bone’s innate ability to regenerate and produces vast quantities of bone tissue painlessly.

Biomaterials researcher
Molly Stevens studies and creates new biomaterials that could be used to detect disease and repair bones and human tissue. Full bio
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