WFIRM in the News

Television

National and International News Organizations frequently report on the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Below are examples of the latest coverage.

KTSM News Channel 9
Army invests in 3-D bioprinting to treat injured Soldiers 
July 2014

Today.com
'A Leap of Faith': Desperate patients look to lab-grown organs
June 2014

CNN's Inside Man
Futurism Episode (WFIRM mentioned 16 minutes into video)
April 2014

CNN
CNN reports on advances in 3-D printing, including WFIRM's project to print skin cells onto burns
April 2014

The Wall Street Journal
Breakthrough in Quest to Grow Body Parts
April 2014

BBC News
Doctors implant lab-grown vagina
April 2014

Newsweek
Scientists Use Women's Own Cells to Create Lab-Grown Vaginas
April 2014

Health Canal
Study Shows Promise of Preserving Fertility in Boys with Cancer
March 2014

Winston-Salem Journal
Regenerative Institute Takes Lead in $75 Million Defense Department Project
February 2014

Discovery Channel - Daily Planet
In the Not So Distant Future
January 2014

France 24
Printing the Future
January 2014

UNC-TV North Carolina Science Now
Micro Organs In Miniature
January 2014

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases -- Spotlight on Research
Common Laundry Detergent Ingredient May Help Preserve Muscle Tissue After Severe Injury
November 2013

Triad Business Journal 
Wake Forest tallies successes from big AFIRM project, hopes to repeat 
August 2013

Fox 8 – WGHP News
Using Discarding Kidneys as a Shell for Building New Ones
May 2013

Smithsonian Magazine
What Lies Ahead for 3-D Printing?
May 2013

U.S. News and World Report
Artificial Ovaries Could Potentially Deliver Hormone Therapy
March 2013

Regenerative Medicine Congress
Atala Named at One of Top 50 Most Influential People on Stem Cells Today
March 2013

Discovery News
Most Amazing Medical Breakthroughs
Feb. 2013

Science Daily
New Company Applies Regenerative Medicine to Corneal Transplants
January 2013

AARP Magazine
Atala Named to Power List – 50 People Who Make Your Life Better

December 2013

Gizmondo
There’s Now a 3D Printer that Can Replace Human Cartilage
November 2012

WFMY News2
Doctors Working to Build New Muscles for Wounded Warriors
November 2012

CBS Affiliates
Hope for Patients Who Cannot Get Pregnant
November 2012

Science Fastastic
Dr. Michio Interviews Anthony Atala
October 2012

As It Happens
George Christ Interviewed about Bladder Regeneration
October 2012

NPR Science Friday
Anthony Atala Discusses Regenerative Medicine
September 2012

Popular Science
Scientists Outsmart the Immune System to Better Match People with Organs
June 2012

T.Rowe Price.com
Printing a Medical Revolution
May 2012

Huffington Post
Beyond the Battlefield: Afghanistan's Wounded Struggle with Genital Injuries
March 2012

BBC News
Will we ever grow replacement hands?
March 2012

Discover Magazine
Will we ever grow organs/
Feb. 2012

Medical News Today
Researchers Discover Protein that May Represent New Target for Treating Type 1 Diabetes
Jan 2012

Geekwire
Most important technology of 2011? The geeks weigh in
Jan. 2012

Huffington Post
Best of TED 2011
Dec. 2012

Time
The Top 10 of Everything of 2011
Dec. 2011

PBS Newshour 
Spare Parts for Humans: Tissue Engineers Aim for Lab-Grown Limbs, Lungs and More
Dec. 2011

Science Daily
Gene Therapy Shows Promise as Hemophilia Treatment
Nov. 2011

Reuters TV
Need a new liver? Get one printed
Sept. 2011

AARP Magazine
Amazing Discoveries that Will Change Your Life
August 2011

New Scientist
Artificial anal sphincter could limit bowel incontinence
August 2011

USA Today
Biologists grow replacement sphincters in mice
August 2011

Ivanhoe Broadcast
Healthy Living
July 2011  

Scientific American
Too Hard for Science?
July 2011

The Washington Post
3-D printers may someday allow labs to create replacement human organs
May 2011

National Geographic
The Big Idea
Feb. 2011

 WFIRM's work, with colleagues in Mexico, to grow and implant the world's first laboratory-grown urethras, was published in the UK Lancet on March 7, 2011 and picked up by more than 700 media outlets, including Reuters,CNN,ABC News,BBC News and Australia's Daily Telegraph.  

 Newsweek.com
 "The Race to Grow New Organs"
December 2010

Discovery Channel
The Dean of Invention
 "Re-Gen Revolution"
December 2010

CBS Evening News
 Miniature Human Livers Grown in Lab
October 2010

National Public Radio
Dr. Anthony Atala was a guest on"On Point with Tom Ashbook" to discuss advances in regenerative medicine.
April 2010

NBC NewsChannel
 Bioprinting Skin on Burns
May 2010

CNN International
"Body from Scratch"
March 2010

TEDMed Conference
Anthony Atala, Institute Director
Fall 2009

60 Minutes
 Growing Body Parts
December 2009 

Our Director in U.S. News & World Report  
July 2009

Our Research Featured on Oprah 
June 2009

 

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