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TED Talks: Season 2012

2012x131 Nina Tandon: Could tissue engineering mean personalized medicine?
TV-PG

  • 2012-06-01T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Each of our bodies is utterly unique, which is a lovely thought until it comes to treating an illness — when every body reacts differently, often unpredictably, to standard treatment. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon talks about a possible solution: Using pluripotent stem cells to make personalized models of organs on which to test new drugs and treatments, and storing them on computer chips. (Call it extremely personalized medicine.)

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