Tag Archives: tissue_engineering

From Fight Aging!: Further Progress in Tissue Engineering of Skin

‘Over the past decade, promising inroads have been made in the production of “good enough” engineered skin tissue, and it has advanced to the point at which production methodologies can be automated, building skin from a patient’s own cells. The … Continue reading

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From Fight Aging!: Engineering Arteries in Hours Rather than Weeks

‘Today I’ll point out a good example of a new and improved methodology in tissue engineering: model arteries created in hours rather than the previous standard of weeks. There is a lot going in in this field, and the ability … Continue reading

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From Fight Aging!: A Review of the State of Bone Tissue Engineering

‘This open access review looks over present work on the engineering of new bone tissue, created from a patient’s own cells, and the state of progress towards clinical availability. For most people the greatest problem with bones is the loss … Continue reading

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The International Front Interview with David Williams: Part 3 by The Methuselah Foundation

Part 1 Part 2 ‘New Organ: Let’s return to the international arena. Why are you so focused internationally? David Williams: It’s pretty clear that the United States, and a few countries in Europe, and one or two elsewhere, are at … Continue reading

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Core Principles and Challenges Interview with David Williams: Part 2 by The Methuselah Foundation

Part 1 ‘NO: How about the challenges on the science side? What would you say are the key technical hurdles that still need to be overcome in order to specifically create new solid organs, which many see as one of … Continue reading

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Biomaterials and Clinical Translation Interview with David Williams: Part 1 by Methuselah Foundation

‘David Williams is the current President of TERMIS. He is a Professor and Director of International Affairs at the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Chairman of the South African medical technology company Strait Access Technologies Pty and a Master … Continue reading

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From Fight Aging!: A Popular Science Article on Thymic Regeneration

From “A Popular Science Article on Thymic Regeneration“: ‘The thymus is the gateway for immune cell creation, but it is only highly active in the first two decades of life. After that it atrophies. This effectively places a cap on … Continue reading

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