November 1, 2010

Growing Human Liver in the Lab

In a wonderful step towards lab-engineered human organs, researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center grow a miniature Human Liver in the lab, the miniature liver continued to function like a human liver in lab settings.

It is an early success in growing a fully functioning liver for the human body.

The next step for the researchers is to see if it continues to function when transplanted in an animal body (via PopSci).