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Dr. Anthony Atala is director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the W.H. Boyce Professor and chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest where he leads the team that engineered the first lab-grown organ to be implanted in a human. They are now developing 3D printer technology for printing human tissues on demand. A practicing surgeon, Dr. Atala’s work was listed as one of Time Magazine’s top 10 medical breakthroughs of the year.