New technique uses stem cells from fat to rebuild ears and noses

03/1/2014 | BBC

Researchers from Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London have created cartilage using stem cells taken from patients' body fat that could be used to grow ears and noses, according to a study in the journal Nanomedicine. The process combines the stem cells with ear-shaped scaffolds so chemicals can spur the development of cartilage cells.

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Attorney
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI
Senior Vice-President Managed Care Mid-Atlantic Region
Mercy Health System
Conshohocken, PA
Associate Chief Financial Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA