Magazine Article | February 7, 2018

PolarityTE: Beyond Cells, To Whole Tissue

Source: Life Science Leader

By Wayne Koberstein, Executive Editor, Life Science Leader magazine
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If you want to be a real enterpriser, try bringing a new solution into a troubled space. PolarityTE gave itself the challenge of entering the race to regenerate skin and other tissues, a field littered with failures piled up for decades. The problem? “You can put stem cells in a petri dish and surround them with growth factors, but all you get is a mass of useless cells,” says Denver Lough, chairman, president, CEO, and CSO of the company. “Or, if you put the cultured cells into a wound, you only end up with scar tissue.”