Regrowing dental tissue with stem cells from baby teeth

Regrowing dental tissue with stem cells from baby teeth | Penn Today

In a clinical trial led by Songtao Shi of the School of Dental Medicine, stem cells extracted from baby teeth were used to regrow the living tissue in teeth damaged by injury. The promising findings highlight the potential of dental stem cells, which could be used in a wide range of dental procedures, or treating certain systemic diseases.

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Lab-grown brain bits open windows to the mind

Lab-grown brain bits open windows to the mind – and a maze of ethical dilemmas

September 2 at 7:56 PM PHILADELPHIA – Xuyu Qian yanked open an incubator door at the University of Pennsylvania to reveal rows of cylindrical tubes swirling, like shaken-up snow globes, with a strange and exotic flurry. The pale, peppercorn-sized spheres were lab-grown globules of human brain tissue, or, as Qian occasionally refers to them, “minibrains.”

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