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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM)

Research institute affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine.

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is recognized as an international leader in translating scientific discoveries into clinical therapies. Its physicians and scientists were the first in the world to engineer laboratory-grown organs that were successfully implanted into humans. Today, this team is working to engineer replacement tissues and organs and develop healing cell therapies for more than 30 different areas of the body. The institute is based at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WakeHealth.edu), a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The institution comprises Wake Forest School of Medicine, a leading center for medical education and research; Wake Forest Baptist Health, the integrated clinical structure that includes nationally ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital; Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban research and technology park; plus a network of affiliated community hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities. Wake Forest Baptist clinical programs and the School of Medicine are regularly ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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See also: Academia Wake Forest School of Medicine - US Medical center.

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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) News

Lab-grown human liver tissue functioning for 30 days

Space - 10-Jun-2021

we'll gain the knowledge to keep astronauts healthy as they journey further into space

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Bringing regenerative technology to patients

Longevity Technology - 04-Aug-2020

Commercialization of tissue and organ regeneration process for clinical use

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Bioprinted spinal implant enables nerve cells to reconnect

Wired - 14-Jan-2019

Hopefully nerve grafts will become as common as skin grafts one day

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Undoing Aging 2018: an initiative to remember

Long Long Life - 22-Mar-2018

45 speakers, scientists and entrepreneurs, presented their work. Attended by 350 people from a t...

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Society for Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Formed

Digital Journal - 08-Jan-2018

Inaugural meeting will take place during the World Stem Cell Summit. Will promote the scale-up o...

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Body-on-a-chip includes heart, liver and lung organoids

Kurzweil Network - 09-Oct-2017

Heart and liver toxicity is a major reason for drug candidate failures and drug recalls. Liver a...

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