Brown team developing tools to help build tissues

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE: A team of researchers at Brown University is focusing on tools and technology that could someday create organs for transplant. Pictured are Blanche C. Ip, postdoctoral research fellow, seated, John Murray, research engineer, center, and professor Jeffrey R. Morgan, who is heading the team. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
HOPE FOR THE FUTURE: A team of researchers at Brown University is focusing on tools and technology that could someday create organs for transplant. Pictured are Blanche C. Ip, postdoctoral research fellow, seated, John Murray, research engineer, center, and professor Jeffrey R. Morgan, who is heading the team. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
It's no secret there's an organ shortage in the United States and elsewhere throughout the world. Each day, 79 people on average receive organ transplants in the U.S. At the same time, 22 people on average die waiting for a transplant, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The global shortage has…

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