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Spinal discs made of engineered living tissue implanted in large animal model.

Approximately half the adult population in the United States is suffering from back or neck pain for which treatment and care costs result in an estimated 195 billion USD a year.  Current treatments include spinal fusion surgery and mechanical replacement devices, and while these treatments provide symptomatic relief, they do not restore native disc structure, range of motion, or offer

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