Regenerative medicine working wonders

Bauckman, Chelsea
May 2011
Soldiers;May2011, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses the U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM) and its studies on the feats of regeneration that the human body is capable of. AFIRM is reported to aim at speeding up regenerative medicine therapies and technologies to help heal the wounded soldiers through multi-institutional, interdisciplinary network of scientists and researches. Its programs include limb repair and salvage, craniofacial reconstruction, and compartment syndrome repair. More information is available at http://www.afirm.mil/.


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