Anthony Atala:
Anthony Atala: Imprimindo um rim humano

TED2011 · 17:24 · Filmed Mar 2011
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O cirurgião Anthony Atala demonstra um experimento em fase inicial que poderia resolver o problema de doadores de órgãos no futuro: uma impressora 3D que usa células vivas para produzir um rim capaz de ser transplantado. Utilizando tecnologia similar, o jovem paciente do Dr. Atala, Luke Massella, recebeu uma bexiga artificial dez anos atrás; nós o conhecemos no palco.

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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