Repair, Regeneration and Replacement, Revisited

Stay tuned for tuesday night's talk. Arizona's 100 year anniversary, “Living Beyond 100” lecture series, in Centennial Hall, no less! See you there. 

Tuesday, February 14
Repair, Regeneration and Replacement Revisited
David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), University of Arizona
More than 250 years ago, the philosopher Auguste Comte suggested that “Demography is Destiny”. It is this change in demography that is leading toward that destiny: nothing less than a transformation of medicine and our collective relationship with it. From advances in composite tissue transplantation to stem cells to bionic human-machine interfaces, we are experiencing a present-day revolution in replacement parts. As these advances merge with similar progress in consumer and medical devices, the aging individual will be forced to ask the question: What of us will remain innately “us”?

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