Tissue-engineering the intestine: The trials before the trials
Authors listHans Clevers Ryan K Conder Vivian Li Matthias P Lutolf Ludovic Vallier Sarah Chan Tracy C Grikscheit Kim B Jensen Paolo De Coppi
Building complex tissues requires the development of innovative interdisciplinary engineering solutions. In this Forum, the INTENS Consortium discuss experimental considerations and challenges for generating a tissue-engineered intestine for the treatment of short bowel syndrome, taking into account cell source, scaffold choice, and design strategy for achieving proper assembly and function.
Journal Cell Stem Cell
Issue number 6