“How can you mend a broken heart?”

The answer may now have been discovered in at the University of Minnesota, where, using 3-D printing technology, researchers have been able to help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. Using a bio-printed cell patch, researchers have placed the patch on a mouse following a simulated heart attack. The researchers then saw a significant increase in functional heart capacity after just four weeks.  This research study was published in Circulation Research, a journal published by the American Heart Association.  Read more on the University of Minnesota website here.


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Dave Bove

Innovation Lover, Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist (poor one), Artist, Computer Geek, and Jolly (sometimes) Rancher...

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