Timeline for Growing Organs From Single Cells

This short snippet from KUT notes a grant provided to a UT Austin professor to grow human organs from adult stem cells. It is interesting because this scientist, Dr. Roy, is prepared to give a timeline to his research. He feels that he should take five years for him to develop methods of growing a human organ from a single stem cell. This is very promising; the ability to grow organs for transplant on demand (and that will not be rejected by the immune system) is a vital technology for near-term healthy life extension.

Link: http://publicbroadcasting.net/kut/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=542942


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