February 2015

Fixing Flawed Body Parts
Engineering New Tissues and Organs

Whimsical illustration of a heart being repaired by construction workers.

NIH-funded scientists are exploring innovative ways to fix faulty organs and tissues or even grow new ones. Read more about tissue engineering.





Galled by the Gallbladder?
Your Tiny, Hard-Working Digestive Organ

Illustration of gallstones inside a gallbladder.

Gallstones and other gallbladder disorders rank among the most common and costly of all digestive system diseases. Read more about the gallbladder.

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