BioE Seminar: Development of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts for Use in Congenital Heart Disease
Tissue engineered vascular grafts hold promise for advancing the field of congenital heart surgery. By creating autologous tissue constructs using tissue engineering methods one can repair or replace tissues that are either diseased, damaged or congenitally malformed. Herein we will review the development and translation of the first tissue engineered designed specifically for this purpose. We will demonstrate how by combining mechanistic based studies with computational modeling can accelerate the process of rational design when performing bench to the bedside research. Finally, we will discuss the future direction of this work.
Email Michael Humphreys (email@example.com) for Zoom information.