WFIRM in the News
National and International News Organizations frequently report on the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Below are examples of the latest coverage.
The Wall Street Journal
Breakthrough in Quest to Grow Body Parts
Study Shows Promise of Preserving Fertility in Boys with Cancer
Regenerative Institute Takes Lead in $75 Million Defense Department Project
Discovery Channel - Daily Planet
In the Not So Distant Future
Printing the Future
UNC-TV North Carolina Science Now
Micro Organs In Miniature
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases -- Spotlight on Research
Common Laundry Detergent Ingredient May Help Preserve Muscle Tissue After Severe Injury
Triad Business Journal
Wake Forest tallies successes from big AFIRM project, hopes to repeat
Fox 8 – WGHP News
Using Discarding Kidneys as a Shell for Building New Ones
What Lies Ahead for 3-D Printing?
U.S. News and World Report
Artificial Ovaries Could Potentially Deliver Hormone Therapy
Regenerative Medicine Congress
Atala Named at One of Top 50 Most Influential People on Stem Cells Today
Most Amazing Medical Breakthroughs
New Company Applies Regenerative Medicine to Corneal Transplants
Atala Named to Power List – 50 People Who Make Your Life Better
There’s Now a 3D Printer that Can Replace Human Cartilage
Doctors Working to Build New Muscles for Wounded Warriors
Hope for Patients Who Cannot Get Pregnant
Dr. Michio Interviews Anthony Atala
As It Happens
George Christ Interviewed about Bladder Regeneration
NPR Science Friday
Anthony Atala Discusses Regenerative Medicine
Scientists Outsmart the Immune System to Better Match People with Organs
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's Daily 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 Research Featured on Oprah