Scientists Unlocking the Secrets of Regeneration
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 976 , Segment 5
Episode: Thank You Notes, Gaming Disorder, Regenerative Medicine
- Jan 2, 2019 11:00 pm
- 18:56 mins
Guest: Stephen Badylak, Deputy Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Lizards can regrow an entire tail, and salamanders can regrow a leg. Unfortunately, our human bodies mainly just close wounds and make scar tissue. But just imagine the possibilities if we could grow a new limb after an amputation – or a new organ, rather than needing a transplant?