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Engineers grow prevascularized tissue for cardiac patches


March 28, 2019

A little goes a long way. Tiny blood vessels are essential for regenerative engineering and a team led by engineers from Michigan Technological University has detailed innovative methods to ensure highly aligned, dense and mature microvasculature in engineered tissue that can be used for cardiac patches. Full Story

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