Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Wound Healing Facilitated by Birth Tissue Products
October 1, 2019
“Stem cell therapy” and “regenerative medicine” are often thought to be synonymous, but they’re not quite the same thing. Yes, stem cells are the stuff of bone marrow transplantation, and they have shown promise in retarding degenerative diseases. Nonetheless, they have yet to be incorporated into widely deployed tissue regeneration applications in the clinic. Fortunately, tissue regeneration needn’t wait for infusions of harvested or reprogrammed stem cells. Instead, it can get started with tissue matrices that serve as frameworks for healing.