Experts hope to apply polymer-based technology in tissue regeneration

06/13/2010 | United Press International

Several Canadian scientists are working on a polymer-based technology for use in the regeneration of spinal cords, heart valves and other organs damaged by disease or injury. They said they hope the technology will be ready in a decade. Their technique involves the placement of fat-derived stem cells on a polymer prosthetic that could stimulate cell growth when implanted into a patient's body.

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