WFIRM in the News
International and national news organizations frequently report on the work of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Below are examples of the latest coverage.
Printing a Medical Revolution
Beyond the Battlefield: Afghanistan's Wounded Struggle with Genital Injuries
Will we ever grow replacement hands?
Will we ever grow organs/
Medical News Today
Researchers Discover Protein that May Represent New Target for Treating Type 1 Diabetes
Most important technology of 2011? The geeks weigh in
Best of TED 2011
The Top 10 of Everything of 2011
Spare Parts for Humans: Tissue Engineers Aim for Lab-Grown Limbs, Lungs and More
Gene Therapy Shows Promise as Hemophilia Treatment
Need a new liver? Get one printed
Amazing Discoveries that Will Change Your Life
Artificial anal sphincter could limit bowel incontinence
Biologists grow replacement sphincters in mice
Too Hard for Science?
The Washington Post
3-D printers may someday allow labs to create replacement human organs
The Big Idea
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'sDaily Telegraph.
"The Race to Grow New Organs"
The Dean of Invention
CBS Evening News
Miniature Human Livers Grown in Lab
National Public Radio
Dr. Anthony Atala was a guest on"On Point with Tom Ashbook" to discuss advances in regenerative medicine.
Bioprinting Skin on Burns
"Body from Scratch"
Anthony Atala, Institute Director
Growing Body Parts
Our Director in U.S. News & World Report
Our ResearchFeatured on Oprah