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A Brief Overview of Regenerative Medicine

Published 6 years ago

Simple Definition of Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine is simply defined as the branch of science which has to do with translational research in tissue engineering and molecular biology. The process involves the replacement or regeneration of human cells and tissues of the body with external components in order for it to function in a normal mode.

This branch of research science “Regenerative medicine” holds the assurance of re-working damaged human tissues and organs through stimulation of the body’s own repair mechanisms. Thus, helping to manage or serve as remedy to previously damaged tissues. The whole science works more like chemistry, understanding each part of the body organ as well as the measures or strategies that would propel its restructure.

It also includes the ability of system’s tissues and organs in the laboratory to exhibit a very healthy growth. And then safely implanting each of them when it is noticed that the body cannot heal itself. For example, whenever detected that regenerated organ’s cells is probably going to extracted from the patient’s personal cell/tissue; this certainly is sure to solve all problems of the shortage of organs made available for donation. To include the problem of organ transplant refusal.

Do you know that the term “regenerative medicine” has been in existence and under theoretical and practical use few years before the year 1992? It was foremostly discovered in an article on hospital administration. A piece written by an MD Leland Kaiser. It was denoted that kaiser’s paper closes with a series or miniature spaces on the forthcoming modernized world that will have a great impact on hospitals. A single line on the piece of article denoted clearly and boldly “regenerative Medicine – A new branch of medicine will develop that attempts to change the course of chronic disease and in many ways, it will regenerate a tired and failing organ system respectively”.

The far reaching utilization of the term regenerative medicine is ascribed to William Haseltine (organizer of Human Genome Sciences), after he was informed on the undertaking to disengage human embryonic foundational microorganisms and embryonic germ cells at Geron Corporation as a team with specialists at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Johns Hopkins Medical School. These recently separated cell lines opened the entryway without precedent for history to the reasonable production of all the cell sorts of the human body for use in regenerative treatment.

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