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Rutgers Researchers Partner with Cultivated Meat Company

Trevor Rutledge-Leverenz

Meat grown in a lab is ‘not as far away as you may think,’ according to Rutgers researchers Yong Mao and Joseph Freeman

Newswise — A pair of Rutgers researchers are teaming up to combat climate change and worldwide hunger at the same time. Yong Mao, associate research professor and lead biologist in the Laboratory for Biomaterials Science at Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, and Joseph Freeman, professor, director of the Musculoskeletal Regeneration Laboratory, and graduate program director of biomedical engineering in Rutgers School of Engineering, will collaborate with Atelier Meats, a biotechnology company, to develop and produce lab-grown, structured meats.

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