Tag Archives: transplant

Rising to the occasion

Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town saw a surgeon team carry out the world’s first successful penile transplantation back in December last    ... more

Striking a cord

Meinhardt’s team at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany successfully grew spinal cord-like tissue using mouse embryonic stem cells (mESCs).    ... more

Transplanting success into medical confidence

The science community celebrated a medical first last month when a child was born using a transplanted womb. A 36 year    ... more

Part man, part machine, the first mechanical heart heralds a new cybernetic future

The heart is a tireless organ working perpetually to pump and fuel the body, every few seconds the heart muscles contract    ... more