Anthony Atala:
Anthony Atala: Tipărind un rinichi uman

TED2011 · 17:24 · Filmed Mar 2011
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Anthony Atala: Growing new organs

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Chirurgul Anthony Atala demonstrează un experiment în faze incipiente care ar putea într-o zi să rezolve problema organ-donator: un printer 3D care utilizează celule vii pentru a realiza un rinichi transplantabil. Utilizând o tehnologie similară, Luke Massella, tânărul pacient al doctorului Atala, a primit acum 10 ani o vezică sintetică; facem cunoştinţă cu el pe scenă.

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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