Editors' ChoiceTissue Repair

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Sci. Signal.  19 Apr 2016:
Vol. 9, Issue 424, pp. ec94
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aaf8875


Engineering a healing immune response

Biomaterial scaffolds engage the immune system to promote tissue repair.

K. Sadtler, K. Estrellas, B. W. Allen, M. T. Wolf, H. Fan, A. J. Tam, C. H. Patel, B. S. Luber, H. Wang, K. R. Wagner, J. D. Powell, F. Housseau, D. M. Pardoll, J. H. Elisseeff, Developing a pro-regenerative biomaterial scaffold microenvironment requires T helper 2 cells. Science 352, 366–370 (2016). [Abstract]

S. F. Badylak, A scaffold immune microenvironment. Science 352, 298 (2016). [Abstract]