Regenerative medicine in 2015: Generating and regenerating the digestive system

Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Feb;13(2):65-6. doi: 10.1038/nrgastro.2015.223. Epub 2016 Jan 13.


Advances into understanding stem and progenitor cells and organoids of the gastrointestinal tract have continued apace. New research published in 2015 identified new cell populations involved in liver regeneration and highlighted the development of pancreatic and gastric organoids.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Digestive System Physiological Phenomena*
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Pancreas / physiology
  • Regeneration / physiology*
  • Stomach / physiology