Bioengineering Alginate for Regenerative Medicine Applications Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The global epidemic of chronic degenerative diseases represents an increasing burden on all healthcare systems. In part, the current standard of care based largely on palliative therapies has allowed patients to survive with a prolonged course of their disease, contributing to the rising cost of healthcare. Further, aging population is particularly susceptible to degenerative diseases, which equates to an added healthcare responsibility. The scope of chronic degenerative diseases ultimately mandates targeted interventions …

publication date

  • October 7, 2016