Center for Regenerative Medicine

The mission of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital is to serve as a leader in tissue and organ regeneration therapies in bettering pediatric healthcare. This will be accomplished by: 

  • Advancing research, both basic and clinical, in the field of regenerative medicine
  • Fostering a global network of collaborations between biologists, clinicians, engineers, and other related fields
  • Educating the next generation of researchers and clinicians in the study and implementation of regenerative therapies
  • Advocating for public education and support of regenerative medicine
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The Abigail Wexner Research Institute is ranked among the top 10 for NIH funding among free-standing children's hospitals.

Christopher Breuer, MD

Look Inside the Center for Regenerative Medicine

Christopher Breuer, MD, discusses the research being done in the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Breuer and his team are working on a tissue engineered heart valve and a tissue engineered vascular graft that grows with the patient.