Dr Kalthoom Al Blooshi
Director of Hospitals Department
UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention
- 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