WINSTON-Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest University Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is one of 50 people who “will change how we work and live over the next 10 years”, according to Fast Company magazine.

Atala, a medical doctor, was recognized in the March issue. He is a urologist at WFU’s Baptist Medical Center.

The institute is seeking to develop technology that will produce human organs for people in need of transplants utilizing a patient’s own tissue.

WFU Institute for Regenerative Medicine: