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May 9, 2011 /  Nivea

Engineers Patch a Heart

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have established a new method to patch a damaged heart using a tissue-engineering platform that enables heart tissue to repair itself. This breakthrough, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is an important step forward in combating cardiovascular disease, one of the most serious health problems of our day.

via Engineers Patch a Heart: Tissue-Engineering Platform Enables Heart Tissue to Repair Itself

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