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September 2014

Please come join us to celebrate Organ Regeneration at MGH at a special event showcasing our scientists on October 6th, 2014. You can view the invitation here.

March 2014

Our work on the decellularization of human and porcine lungs made the March 2014 cover of The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

JHLT Cover Mar 2014

July 2013

Our work on decellularizing hearts has been featured by The Scientist’s Facebook page as their Image of the Day for July 22nd.

Check out the Nature News article titled “Tissue engineering: How to build a heart” that features our work on regenerating hearts.

April 2013

Our recent publication in Nature Medicine titled “Regeneration and experimental orthotopic transplantation of a bioengineered kidney” can be found here.

Additional coverage can also be found at:

Scientists make ‘laboratory-grown’ kidney
BBC News – Science & Environment

A rat kidney that works: Mass. General scientists make progress toward bioengineered organs
Science in Mind / (Boston Globe)

Kidneys Made in Lab Seen as a Step to Human Transplants
The New York Times

Bioengineered rat kidney could lead to treatments for people
ScienceNow / Los Angeles Times Online

‘Bioengineered’ Kidneys Show Promise in Rat Study
HealthDay News

Lab-made rat kidneys raise hopes for dialysis patients

In lab, ‘bio-kidney’ offers hope for renal patients
Agence France-Presse

Kidney grafts ‘functioning in rats’
Press Association (U.K.)

Lab-grown kidneys transplanted into rats
Nature News

Kidney breakthrough: complete lab-grown organ works in rats
New Scientist

Lab-Engineered Kidney Works in Animals
My Health News Daily

Bio-kidney offers hope for renal patients
Australian Associated Press

Pioneering scientists grow rat’s kidney in lab – and hope it will lead to breakthrough for human organ transplants
The Independent (U.K.)

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into rat
The Guardian (U.K.)

Dead kidney is brought back to life in the lab as scientists take first step to creating new organs for humans
The Daily Mail (U.K.)

Come see us present our research at ISHLT 2013 this year. Sarah will be presenting “Up-Scaling Decellularization and Whole Organ Culture for Human Lung Regeneration” and Jacques will be presenting “Decellularizing Human Hearts: Characterizing Native Cardiac Matrix for Clinical Translation”.

October 2012

Congratulations to Jacques Guyette for winning the Clinical Research Day Abstract Award from the Department of Surgery for his abstract titled “Perfusion Decellularization of Human Hearts: Translating Whole-Organ Decellularization to Clinical Scale”.

September 2012

Read our recent Nature article “Artificial Inspiration” here.

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