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Recreating the Web of Blood Vessels That Keeps Human Tissue Alive

March 21, 2016

(Medical Xpress) – For years, one of the largest obstacles facing the field of regenerative medicine – the science of growing new human parts from scratch – was the need to create a circulatory system to support new tissues and organs as they grew. Now two researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are being recognized for creating technology to make the customized blood vessels necessary to support tissue generation.

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