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Recent Advances in Regenerative Medicine


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Progressing towards the ability to build complex tissues from a cell sample.

Transplants of cell populations are still very challenging.

Dozens of advances occur every year - some key ones recently:

- first lung stem cell transplantation clinical trial

- scientists create functioning kidney tissue

- tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements closer to human trials

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Fabio Rossi

Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Medical Genetics at UBC.

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Global research and training centre.