Regenerative Medicine Utrecht

Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration

Damage and loss of cartilage and bone mass can occur at any age, due to injury, disease, trauma, or simply wear and tear. Traditional solutions include a prosthesis, which are metal and have a limited lifespan. This results in subsequent revision surgery.

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In Utrecht, we are working towards alternative approaches, including joint distraction; 3D printing of constructs; biofabrication; being able to coax our bodies to regenerate tissue, maybe with the help of intelligent scaffolds, rather than cultivating tissue in the lab.