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.
Lab-grown nerves promote nerve regeneration after injury

Lab-grown nerves promote nerve regeneration after injury

New tissue engineering technique may help stem cells generate solid organs

New tissue engineering technique may help stem cells generate solid organs

Aching back? cholesterol drug Lovastatin might help

Aching back? cholesterol drug Lovastatin might help

A stem cell bandage for your knee

A stem cell bandage for your knee

Advancement in tissue engineering promotes oral wound healing

Advancement in tissue engineering promotes oral wound healing

Cell-building discovery offers great potential for basic cell biology, drug and tissue research

Cell-building discovery offers great potential for basic cell biology, drug and tissue research

Cell transplantation and diabetes: New sites, new devices

Cell transplantation and diabetes: New sites, new devices

New bone and tissue regeneration technique

New bone and tissue regeneration technique

Newly discovered esophagus stem cells grow into transplantable tissue

Newly discovered esophagus stem cells grow into transplantable tissue

Advances in tissue engineering

Advances in tissue engineering

Cytori reports benefit of adipose-derived regenerative cells in spinal disc model

Cytori reports benefit of adipose-derived regenerative cells in spinal disc model

First tissue-engineered windpipe transplant

First tissue-engineered windpipe transplant

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood may help build new heart valves

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood may help build new heart valves

Scientists at MIT create backpacks for cells which deliver chemotherapy agents

Scientists at MIT create backpacks for cells which deliver chemotherapy agents

Novel scaffold to fix broken hearts

Novel scaffold to fix broken hearts

Anti-itching drug clemizole shows promise against hepatitis C

Anti-itching drug clemizole shows promise against hepatitis C

Hyaluronic hydrogels provide scaffolding for growth of bone cells

Hyaluronic hydrogels provide scaffolding for growth of bone cells

Functional human blood vessels grown in mice using cells from adult human donors

Functional human blood vessels grown in mice using cells from adult human donors

New method for bone tissue engineering wins award

New method for bone tissue engineering wins award

Coated gold nanoparticles for drug delivery

Coated gold nanoparticles for drug delivery