Medical technology

GMP-compatible Methods for producing tissue-engineered human heart muscle from stem cells

Heart tissue engineering using stem cells is a recently developed technique to construct a three dimensional cell structure from cardiomyocytes or directly from progenitor cells. Scientists at the University of Göttingen developed two new and fully defined methods for serum-free production of engineered human heart muscles.

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Membrane or implant that mimic healthy subchondral bone microarchitecture for treating joint-related diseases

The present invention lies in the field of diagnosing and treating joint-related diseases. It provides for a membrane and an implant that mimic the healthy subchondral bone microarchitecture allowing for the regeneration of the joint’s bony and cartilaginous structures as well as its functionality.

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