0810_SALIVA_image1 [Researchers aim to grow salivary glands using patient’s own cells]

Surgical oncologists and engineers from Delaware meet weekly by videoconference with Rice University researchers Daniel Harrington and Cindy Farach-Carson to discuss their efforts to grow whole salivary glands to replace those destroyed by cancer radiation therapy.

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