Synthetic organs for regenerative medicine

Cell Stem Cell. 2012 Jun 14;10(6):646-647. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2012.04.003.


Differentiating tissue stem cells can self-assemble into structures that strikingly resemble functional organ subunits. Translating this insight to regenerative medicine presents several challenges.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biocompatible Materials*
  • Humans
  • Regenerative Medicine / methods*
  • Stem Cells / cytology*
  • Tissue Engineering*


  • Biocompatible Materials