Erin M. Massey

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Bioengineered organs may redefine transplants for humans someday, and even allow damaged organs to regenerate.

Northwestern University researchers are in the beginning stages of bioengineering tissues and entire organs from stem cells of adult rats and mice, said Dr. Jenny Zhang, who directs the Microsurgical Core within the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Feinberg.