Speaker - Anthony Atala

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Anthony Atala is Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Chair of Urology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Atala is a surgeon, researcher and expert on regenerative medicine and stem cells. His current work focuses on growing new human cells, tissues and organs (including kidney, blood vessels, cartilage, bladder and pancreas). Ten applications of his technologies have been used clinically. Dr. Atala has received numerous awards, including the Christopher Columbus Foundation Award bestowed on an American working on a discovery that will significantly affect society. He was named by Scientific American as a Medical Treatments Leader of the Year and by Fast Company as one of 50 people who "will change how we work and live over the next 10 years." He is the editor of numerous journals and books, has published more than 300 journal articles and book chapters, and has applied for or received more than 200 patents.

2 Programs

Personalized Health Project: Session 3

04.26.11 | 02:35:10 min | 0 comments

Will the Body Become a Renewable Resource?

10.06.07 | 01:16:52 min | 0 comments