Dr Jelena Rnjak Kovacina

Institute: University of New South Wales
Current Project

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…

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