Microtia to Now be Treated Using Stem Cells!

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  March 4, 2014 at 12:05 PM Research News
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In an attempt to treat conditions like microtia, scientists are now aiming to reconstruct people's faces using the stem cells taken from their fat.
 Microtia to Now be Treated Using Stem Cells!
Microtia to Now be Treated Using Stem Cells!

The team of doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital have grown cartilage in the laboratory and believe it could be used to rebuild ears and noses according to the technique published in the journal Nanomedicine, which has the potential to be "transformative", the BBC reported.

According to the technique, which could revolutionize care, a tiny sample of fat would be taken from the patient to extract stem cells and rebuild ears and noses from it.

Source: ANI

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