PIONEERING REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, DR. ANTHONY ATALA is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at GE FOCUS FORWARD FILMS.
Dr. Anthony Atala pioneered the field of regenerative medicine as the first to successfully engineer, grow and implant a human organ. Now he is using 3d printers to make kidneys, hearts, and many other tissues and organs. All from the patients own cells.
Andy Anderson: Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Music, Writer.
Barry Scott: Voice Talent
Michael McKinley: Script Consultant
Additional footage provided by: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Joseph Guillotin, Henry Shrapnel and Jules Leotard became immortal -- by entering the English language. But NPR's Robert Krulwich and Adam Cole discover that when your entire life is reduced to a single definition, the results are sometimes upsetting.
Producers: Robert Krulwich and Adam Cole
Music and Animation: Adam Cole (youtube.com/cadamole)
Assistant Producer: Maggie Starbard
Production Assistant: Marina Dominguez
Supervising Producers: Jessica Goldstein, Maria Godoy