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Israeli researcher offers hope in overcoming paralysis

Israeli researcher offers hope in overcoming paralysis

Written by David

May 15, 2019

The world was astounded last month at the demonstration of a printed heart in the laboratory of Prof. Tal Dvir from Tel Aviv University, but this is not the only laboratory in Israel achieving astonishing breakthroughs in tissue engineering. Actually, Israel is one of the world’s most advanced countries in this sector. One of the reasons that the country has taken the lead is Israeli law, which has allowed trials with fetal stem cells since the 1990s, when many countries still banned them. Prof. Shulamit Levenberg, dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and head of the recently founded 3-D Bio-Printing Center for Cell and Biomaterials Printing, is one of the world’s leading scientists in this field. She has won many prizes, and was selected by “Scientific American” as one of the world’s 50 leading scientists. In 2005, Levenberg wrote the […]

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