They grew vaginas, they’re growing penises

atalaAnthony Atala and colleagues at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine are busy making replacement parts.

Their study “Tissue-engineered autologous vaginal organs in patients: a pilot cohort study” in The Lancet, published this year, tells of the distaff part of the story.

A report in The Guardian tells of their efforts to build masculinature: “The lab-grown penis: approaching a medical milestone“.

They are regenerating organs of regeneration.

The are also growing replacement anal sphincters — and other basic components of the human body, too.