Tissue Engineering News and Research

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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.
Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

Scientists develop tissue-engineered models to better understand cancer metastases

UConn researchers develop new composite for healing broken load-bearing bones

UConn researchers develop new composite for healing broken load-bearing bones

Lithuanian researchers use freeze-drying technique to create sponge-like wound dressings

Lithuanian researchers use freeze-drying technique to create sponge-like wound dressings

Autofluorescence imaging evaluates cell metabolism and wound healing

Autofluorescence imaging evaluates cell metabolism and wound healing

Study reports impact of spaceflight on cardiovascular progenitor cell development and signaling

Study reports impact of spaceflight on cardiovascular progenitor cell development and signaling

Researchers fabricate injectable bandage to promote wound healing

Researchers fabricate injectable bandage to promote wound healing

Study: Lower temperatures can trigger the body’s ‘good’ fat formation at cellular level

Study: Lower temperatures can trigger the body’s ‘good’ fat formation at cellular level

New 3D tissue model of developing heart could be used to test safety of drugs during pregnancy

New 3D tissue model of developing heart could be used to test safety of drugs during pregnancy

New study shows advantages of DNA barcoding technique for identifying nanoparticles

New study shows advantages of DNA barcoding technique for identifying nanoparticles

MIPT biophysicists study structure and interaction of nanofibrous scaffold with cardiac cells

MIPT biophysicists study structure and interaction of nanofibrous scaffold with cardiac cells

UTA professor wins grant to study link between fat storage in the heart and cardiovascular disease

UTA professor wins grant to study link between fat storage in the heart and cardiovascular disease

Cell membrane nanofragments can act as nucleation sites for mineralization during bone formation

Cell membrane nanofragments can act as nucleation sites for mineralization during bone formation

New technique enables 3D printing of living cells

New technique enables 3D printing of living cells

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

New organ-on-a-chip technology provides simple setting to study blood vessel formation

New organ-on-a-chip technology provides simple setting to study blood vessel formation

Chinese researchers develop multifunctional vehicle to transport gene therapeutics

Chinese researchers develop multifunctional vehicle to transport gene therapeutics

Researchers develop adhesive materials to prevent bracket stains on teeth

Researchers develop adhesive materials to prevent bracket stains on teeth

Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect

Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect

New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production

New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production

Scientists develop unique technique to map elasticity of cell components

Scientists develop unique technique to map elasticity of cell components