Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.
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Research at IBBME
Closer to home, The University of Toronto is widely known as Canada’s premier research institution and IBBME in particular is at the forefront of biomaterial engineering. Please visit their site at the UofT.