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  • Published: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 4:05 PM

Artifcial Blood Vessels Created To Cure Diseases

By Missing Peace

By Or Shmueli, NoCamels·

For the first time in the world researchers at the Technion Institute of Technology and Rambam Medical Center in Haifa in Israel created new blood vessels using embryonic stem cells that were programmed in advance.

The team, headed by Prof. Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor, head of women and maternity department at the Rambam Medical Center and Dr. Ayelet Dar-vaknin, produced new cells named Pericytes, that have a crucial role in building blood vessels and ensuring their functioning.

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