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Instructor Information

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Ioannis Yannas (Fall)

Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering

Interest Areas

  1. Basic science of organ regeneration
  2. Regeneration of skin, peripheral nerves, spinal cord and conjunctiva
  3. Molécular biological mechanism of induced regeneration

Hope Regenerated

A “failed experiment” became a life-saving discovery by MIT Professor Ioannis V. Yannas and his colleague Dr. John Burke when their search for a better way to treat severe burn victims led to the discovery of organ regeneration.