Conclusion: Translating Tissue Engineering into Successful Therapies

  • Sujata K. Bhatia


This volume has highlighted major advances in the design of biomaterials for regenerative medicine. Increasingly, tissue engineering is being recognized as a beneficial strategy for alleviating the global burden of disease. While significant progress has been made in the field of tissue regeneration, a number of scientific and engineering issues must be addressed before tissue-engineered scaffolds can be translated into clinical usage.

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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