Countless patients around the world depend on advanced medical devices. These products correct health issues that detract from everyday life. While cutting-edge products continue to revolutionize the field of medicine, all too often patients suffer debilitating injuries brought on by faulty medical products.
What does it take to regrow bone in mass quantities? Typical bone regeneration — wherein bone is taken from a patient’s hip and grafted onto damaged bone elsewhere in the body — is limited and can cause great pain just a few years after operation. In an informative talk, Molly Stevens introduces a new stem cell application that harnesses bone’s innate ability to regenerate and produces vast quantities of bone tissue painlessly.