Stem Cell discovery gives hope for children

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A living hip was grown in a Washington University lab from a doners own stem cells. Technology that could be used to replaced worn out cartilage.

This is hopeful news for everyone especially children who usually need to wait until they're fully grown for joint replacement.

Dr. Farshid Guilak is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Wash-U and the researcher behind this technological breakthrough that uses 3-D printing.

 

 

 

 

 

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