March 26, 2009

DARPA funds limb regeneration study

Posted in medicine tagged , , at 10:51 am by waynezwhirled

A top-down view of skeletal muscle
Image via Wikipedia

WPI was awarded a contract from DARPA to extend its research into tissue regeneration.  CellThera/WPI team will try to reprogram and engineer cells to replace damaged skeletal muscle and to restore the normal function of that muscle.

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