tissue engineering


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tissue engineering

n.
The growth and development of biomaterials using engineering principles and techniques, especially the synthesis of body tissues and whole organs for the restoration or replacement of a damaged or diseased body part.
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Contributors examine current tools available to scientists and engineers in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, and show how their creative application can lead to therapeutically relevant living devices in many of the tissues and organs of the human body.
The study, led by principal investigator Tracy Grikscheit, MD, a pediatric surgeon and scientist at The Saban Research Institute of CHLA, was published this week in the online version of the journal Tissue Engineering.