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The University of Dayton’s Center for Tissue Regeneration & Engineering at Dayton (TREND) aims to understand the basic biology of how damaged tissues and organs can regenerate. Given the ability of cells in the body to participate in repair, it is imperative to understand how to harness such a property at will. In this respect, translating these basic concepts to engineer tissues might solve problems associated with poor regeneration and artificial tissues.

Lecture Series

‘Takis’ Tsonis Memorial Lecture

Harvard Medical School department of genetics chair Cliff Tabin spoke last week at the University of Dayton in honor of his late friend and colleague, Panagiotis “Takis” Tsonis, a biology professor and prominent researcher who died in September 2016 at age 63.

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New Leadership

TREND Interim Director

The University of Dayton appointed Amit Singh as interim director of the Center for Tissue Regeneration and Engineering at Dayton (TREND), effective May 1. Singh, an associate professor and director of the graduate program in biology, joined the faculty in 2007.

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