Eur J Plast Surg (2014) 37:633–634 DOI 10.1007/s00238-014-0983-z LETTER TO THE EDITOR Francesca Y. Saldanha & Robert I. Winterton & Morteza Jalali Received: 30 May 2014 /Accepted: 16 June 2014 /Published online: 18 July 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014 Sir, At present, no explicit facility exists to foster inter- Regenerative medicine has enormous potential to transform national collaboration between plastic surgeons under- plastic surgery and the care we provide to our patients. This taking this type of research. Given the speed at which rapidly progressing scientific field has its basis in the restora- regenerative biology is progressing, such an initiative tion of form and function, which closely mirrors the goals of would be pivotal to ensuring that the specialty is poised plastic and reconstructive surgeons worldwide. The conver- to harness and build upon groundbreaking scientific gence of bioengineering and stem cell technology can be discoveries . expected to revolutionise treatment for patients with wide The formation of an electronic network of plastic ranging reconstructive requirements during the twenty-first surgery researchers will be an invaluable asset to the century [1–3]. global plastic surgery research community and will Plastic surgery has a strong reputation for being highly uniquely serve as a
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