The Biotechnology Revolution: Engineer Skin

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Biotechnology is becoming one of the most important economic driving forces in advanced societies, bringing endless improvements to the health and quality of life of the population. What are the latest applications of biotechnology? What are the challenges for the future?

Anna is living with diabetes.  She has a painful ulcer on her foot that can be treated using adult stem cells and engineered constructs assembled in a laboratory.  Your job is to engineer a replacement tissue to treat Anna's diabetic foot ulcer.  This resource is available in English, French, Catalan, Polish and Spanish.

Categories
Audience: 
school
Audience: 
public-families
Age: 
0-12
Age: 
12-14
Type: 
interactive
Type: 
web-based
Duration: 
less than 1 hour
Languages: 
Multi
Languages: 
español (es)
Languages: 
English (en)
Languages: 
français (fr)
Languages: 
polski (pl)
Credits
Author: 
Dr John Connelly- Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry Queen Mary University of London, Dr Chris Gemmiti, Organogenesis Inc.

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