Scientists Grow Functional Heart Muscle

A team of researchers led by Dr. Harald Ott of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine have grown functional heart tissue using donated hearts stripped of their cells. This breakthrough could allow tissue patches grown from a patient’s own cells to replace cardiac tissue damaged during a heart attack.



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