PRINTING A HUMAN KIDNEY
Dr. Atala has led some of the top medical breakthroughs of recent years. His team engineered the first lab-grown organ to be implanted into a human.
Dr. Anthony Atala asks, "Can we grow organs instead of transplanting them?" His lab at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is doing just that — engineering over 30 tissues and whole organs.
Pioneer of medical progress. Authority on regenerative medicine. Practicing surgeon and researcher embodying the future of healthcare.
Anthony Atala, M.D., is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University.
Regenerative medicine technologies
Engineering of laboratory-grown organs
The Next Evolution of Medical Treatments