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Nina Tandon:
Caring for engineered tissue

TED2011 · 4:13 · Filmed Mar 2011

Tissue engineer and TED Fellow Nina Tandon is growing artificial hearts and bones. To do that, she needs new ways of caring for artificially grown cells — techniques she's developed by the simple but powerful method of copying their natural environments.

Tissue engineering researcher
Nina Tandon studies ways to use electrical signals to grow artificial tissues for transplants and other therapies. Full bio