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Selectively blocking immune cells can prevent formation of scar tissue around medical devices


The immune system often builds up a wall of dense scar tissue around implanted medical devices, a process known as fibrosis. The cell shown in blue represents a macrophage that has been blocked from initiating fibrosis. 11 more words

Regenerative Medicine

Growing Human Tissues On Apples: Regenerative Medicine Gets A Leg Up From Biohacking Advancements


Opening up the path for cost-effective cell repair and replacement of body parts in regenerative medicine, scientists at the University of Ottawa have shown that human tissues can be grown on apples. 10 more words

Regenerative Medicine