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Method for Engineering Three-Dimensional Synthetic Vascular Networks through Mechanical Micromachining and Mutable Polymer Micromolding

Inventors: Yadong Wang: Donna B. Stolz: Philip LeDuc: O. Burak Ozdoganlar Ph.D.: Mary E. Wilson: Emrullah Korkmaz

Patent Number: 14/750,620


The present invention relates generally to a method that is used to create three-dimensional synthetic vascular networks. Micromachining and molding techniques are used to create a template in a shape that mimics a biological network. Cellular material can be seeded around the template or a space created by the template and grown into an engineered tissue-construct.
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