Prof. Harald Ott: regenerative medicine is an important solution for the end-stage lung disease and end-stage organ failure

Skylar Gao


Prof. Harald Ott (Figure 1) is best known for his work in whole organ regeneration. He discovered and perfected the method of stripping an organ of its own cells and then infusing the remaining scaffold with new progenitor cells [Perfusion Decellularized Matrix: Using Nature’s Platform for Engineering Bioartificial Heart. Nat Med 2008 Feb;14(2):213-21].