Though it sounds like science fiction, limb regeneration in humans is entirely within the realm of possibility. It can also help in wound healing and in the development of highly sophisticated prosthetic devices that are much more sensitive and effective than those that are currently in use.
Guests: Dr. Voot P. Yin, assistant professor at MDI Biological Laboratory
Dr. Benjamin L. King, senior staff scientist at MDI Biological Laboratory
Dr. Herman Haller is a member of the faculty at the MDI Biological Laboratory and the Director of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Hannover Medical School in Hannover, Germany. He is an internationally acclaimed expert in the areas of kidney disease, hypertension and renal transplantation.
Listen to our conversation about limb regeneration.