Vaginas Engineered in Laboratory and Successfully Implanted

Vaginas Engineered in Laboratory and Successfully Implanted

There is now hope for girls afflicted with a rare genetic condition called Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome which causes underdeveloped or absent vaginas. In a revolutionary application of regenerative medicine, four teenage girls have received vaginal organs that were engineered in the laboratory with the girls’ own cells then successfully implanted. The research team at Wake Forest […]