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Micro-/Nanotech-Based Craniofacial Tissue Engineering

WithHemin Nie, Jeremy J. Mao

Tissue engineering aims to achieve functional restoration of tissue structure and physiology to repair and regenerate impaired or damaged tissues due to congenital anomalies, cancers, infectious diseases or trauma. 1 , 2 Tissue engineering is conventionally believed to require three key elements: cells, scaffolds, and signals.