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Dramatic advances in the fields of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, biomedical engineering and materials science have given rise to the remarkable new cross-disciplinary field of tissue engineering. Tissue engineering uses synthetic or naturally derived, engineered biomaterials to replace damaged or defective tissues, such as bone, skin, and even organs.
ICP monitoring does not improve favorable outcome rate in patients with severe TBI, study shows

ICP monitoring does not improve favorable outcome rate in patients with severe TBI, study shows

Scientists aim to find out how lung cells react in space

Scientists aim to find out how lung cells react in space

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

3D-printed models help shorten surgery time for common hip disorder in children

3D-printed models help shorten surgery time for common hip disorder in children

Researchers compare bone-healing effects of three low-dose growth factors

Researchers compare bone-healing effects of three low-dose growth factors

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

Researcher models heart attack in petri dishes to gain insights into cardiac diseases

Researcher models heart attack in petri dishes to gain insights into cardiac diseases

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Researchers develop new biocompatible materials for soft-tissue adhesion

Researchers develop new biocompatible materials for soft-tissue adhesion

Study uncovers mechanism underlying nerve cell organization in the spinal cord of developing embryo

Study uncovers mechanism underlying nerve cell organization in the spinal cord of developing embryo

New technique reveals extracellular matrix structure of organs and tumors

New technique reveals extracellular matrix structure of organs and tumors

DNA methylation can provide effective markers for major cancers, study reveals

DNA methylation can provide effective markers for major cancers, study reveals

MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia

MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia

Removal of senescent cells could delay onset of age-related pathologies

Removal of senescent cells could delay onset of age-related pathologies

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

Chemical stimuli by small molecule can improve production of cartilage cells

Chemical stimuli by small molecule can improve production of cartilage cells

UAB symposium highlights use of tissue engineering to repair broken hearts

UAB symposium highlights use of tissue engineering to repair broken hearts

Researchers develop new model to analyze mechanical properties of tissue engineered cartilage

Researchers develop new model to analyze mechanical properties of tissue engineered cartilage

Hair-derived keratin biomaterials show promise to regenerate skeletal muscle tissue and function

Hair-derived keratin biomaterials show promise to regenerate skeletal muscle tissue and function

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis