Organs Made to Order

The Smithsonian magazine recently published a fantastic article on our friend and NewOrgan Prize SAB memberAnthony Atala, who has implanted more than two dozen children and young adults with laboratory produced bladders in place of the defective bladders these patients were born with. If clinical tests prove the switches successful, this treatment may become standard for bladder cancer and other conditions aside from bladder birth defects.

Check out the full article here.

One thought on “Organs Made to Order

  1. Hello,
    I am a high school student who is very interested in the work you do. I would love to know if any updates happen in the study. Congratulations on the wonderful so far success.

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