22 - 24 October, 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr Kalthoom Al Blooshi


Director of Hospitals Department
UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention


10:50 AM SPACETECH SPOTLIGHT: A HEART FROM SPACE

  • Low-gravity environments help specially programmed stem cells move towards becoming new heart muscle cells.
  • The first bioprinter to produce a beating patch of cardiac cells
  • Grafting capabilities on to a damaged heart
  • Two months in space in culture chamber, could produce transplantable patches
  • The reality bites - space-made heart patch could be ready for human trials by 2025