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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x32 Molly Stevens: A new way to grow bone
TV-PG

  • 2014-02-18T06:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What does it take to regrow bone in mass quantities? Typical bone regeneration — wherein bone is taken from a patient’s hip and grafted onto damaged bone elsewhere in the body — is limited and can cause great pain just a few years after operation. In an informative talk, Molly Stevens introduces a new stem cell application that harnesses bone’s innate ability to regenerate and produces vast quantities of bone tissue painlessly.

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