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Can we heal wounds by printing skin?

from Seneca Standard

Scientists at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have created a bioprinter that uses a person's own skin cells to create layers of new skin and apply them directly to the wound. A new paper, which now in the journal Scientific Reports, details the development of this new technology. The procedure involves harvesting major skin cells called dermal fibroblasts and epidermal keratinocytes from a biopsy of a person's normal skin tissue. more

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