Dr Jelena Rnjak Kovacina
|Institute:||University of New South Wales|
Bioengineered vascularised cardiac patches
These patches can perform a range of functions that are done by a ‘real’ organ, but their use is currently limited by the lack of a vascular (blood) supply.
In the human body, cell survival across very thick layers of tissue is maintained via an extensive network of blood vessels, which deliver oxygen and…