Anthony Atala:
Imprimir 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 impressora 3D que utiliza células vivas para produzir um rim transplantável. Utilizando uma tecnologia similar, o jovem doente do Dr. Atala, Luke Massella, recebeu uma bexiga fabricada há 10 anos; vemo-lo na palestra.

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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