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CTR Director speaks to the Washington Press about growing a placenta in the lab and why understanding the nature of placental secretions is important for the future of our species.

last modified Mar 08, 2019 12:08 PM

CTR director spoke to the Washington Post about growing a mini placenta in the lab and the nature of secretions produced by the placenta. "Even in the 21th century we don't know what's in the placental secretions; we don't know the composition of them which the whole of the future of the human species depends on" explained Graham Burton.

Read the article in the Washington Post by Carolyn Johnson here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/long-overlooked-by-science-pregnancy-is-finally-getting-attention-it-deserves/2019/03/06/a29ae9bc-3556-11e9-af5b-b51b7ff322e9_story.html?utm_term=.86db138460d4