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TRAILER - Forever Young: The Promise of Human Regeneration

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From lab-grown organs to tissue engineering, regenerative medicine holds the potential to deliver eternal life. How close are we to a future where we can replace damaged limbs like car parts and create healthy organs of our own design?

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Synthetic blood mass-produced to meet supply shortages. Livers and kidneys “bioprinted” on demand. Missing fingers and toes re-grown with a jolt of bioelectricity. Regenerative medicine promises to do more than just treat disease, injuries, or congenital conditions. It holds the potential to rejuvenate, heal, or completely replace damaged tissue and organs. If successful, regenerative medicine will have immense impact on how we care for the injured, sick, and aging — and how we think about death. This program will explore mind-boggling medical advances as well as the societal and economic implications of a future in which everybody may truly be forever young.

This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation

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