Building Hearts for Lifesaving Transplants

Dr. Doris A. Taylor and her team of scientists in the Regenerative Medicine Research laboratories at Texas Heart Institute aim to build custom human hearts using a patients’ own stem cells so each organ is built for their body. The process could eliminate the issue of organ rejection. In this news story, Dr. Taylor discusses the critical need for new solutions and hope for eventually treating pediatric hearts.

Read more and watch the KHOU11 story that aired this week.