Scientists Unlocking the Secrets of Regeneration

Scientists Unlocking the Secrets of Regeneration

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • 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?

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