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Published Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Researcher Grows Functional Vocal Tissue in the Lab

Researcher Grows Functional Vocal Tissue in the Lab

Episode 2, Nathan Welham

Dr. Nathan Welham, an associate professor in the UW Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and a practicing speech language pathologist, joins us to discuss the incredible story of the functional vocal tissue he and his team grew in their lab last year. Dr. Welham also tells us about the immense amount of media attention these vocal folds received, both here in the United States as well as around the world. We hope you enjoy this episode! Recorded 8/25/16

Show Notes

Read the full story on Dr. Nathan Welham’s lab-grown vocal tissue: Wisconsin Scientists Grow Functional Vocal Cord Tissue in the Lab

Hear the sound Dr. Nathan Welham’s lab-grown vocal tissue makes in this YouTube video.


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