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‘Bio-Artificial’ Intestine Offers New Hope for Serious Bowel Diseases

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2015 Luca Cicalese, MD - June 26, 2015 What if people with seriously diseased or damaged intestines could use their own stem cells to grow new "bio-artificial" intestinal tissue to replace parts of their bowels? It certainly would be a life-changing and life-saving discovery for countless children who are born with congenital conditions, such as