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6:13 PM | February 18, 2013
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Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, Professor of Regenerative Surgery at Karolinska Institutet is famous for being the first man to grow (and transplant) a fully working human organ using adult stem cells. That was back in 2008 and since then five similar operations have been carried out. A press release that just came out informs us that this is only the beginning.Full Story

Macchiarini, P., Birchall, M., Hollander, A., Mantero, S. & Conconi, M. (2009). Clinical transplantation of a tissue-engineered airway – Authors' reply, The Lancet, 373 (9665) 718-719. DOI:

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