Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation

Written by Regenerative Medicine

A new book discusses the advances that have been made in the role of regenerative medicine in organ transplantation. The advent of organ transplantation was undoubtedly one the proudest achievements of modern medicine. Even more awe-inspiring is the sheer number of patients whose lives have been saved by these extraordinary methods. Alas, the wild success of surgical transplantation has highlighted its most tragic limitation: the chronic shortage of suitable organs. Adding fuel to the fire is the demand for these donor grafts, which is rising continually. The consequences, regrettably, are predictable as thousands of patients die annually while on the...

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