Labs report progress in regrowing bones

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Labs report progress in regrowing bones

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ATLANTA — As military doctors in Iraq and Afghanistan have seen more horrific injuries involving skin, nerve, vascular and bone losses from explosions, they have tried to think of what more could be done for the victims besides bandaging things up and hoping for the best.

ATLANTA — As military doctors in Iraq and Afghanistan have seen more horrific injuries involving skin, nerve, vascular and bone losses from explosions, they have tried to think of what more could be done for the victims besides bandaging things up and hoping for the best.

Maybe they could regrow the tissue: Grow the cartilage, grow the blood vessels, grow the nerves and even grow the bone.

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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boyan, Guldberg, orthopedic, Stem Cell
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  • Created By: Megan McDevitt
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  • Created On: Oct 11, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm