Tissue engineering: How to build a heart - Nature.com | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

An update on the status of Tissue engineering titled: How to build a heart is published online via Nature.com

 

The heart is the third most needed organ after the kidney and the liver, with a waiting list of about 3,500 in the United States alone, but it poses extra specific challenges for transplantation. The research into bio-engineering a heart in the laboratory is still at a very early stage as outlined in the article...