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Bioengineered muscle fibers help regrow damaged tissue – Advanced Science News

A new tissue regeneration strategy that employs direct cell reprogramming in combination with a new hybrid scaffold shows promise in proof-of-concept study.

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Skeletal muscle under microscope. Image credit: Shutterstock
Researchers from the Center for Nanomedicine within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Yonsei University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have demonstrated the ability to successfully regrow muscle tissue in mouse models from transplanted cells.
Skeletal muscles do have the ability to regrow on their own, but large volume muscle loss, which can occur following serious injury or treatments such as tumor removal,…

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