Methuselah Foundation will award $1,000,000 to the creators of first bioengineered liver

Methuselah Foundation, a medical charity based in Springfield, VA, announced today at the World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego the official launch of the $1 million New Organ Liver Prize, a five-year international competition to advance the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The New Organ Liver Prize will award $1,000,000 to the  first team
that creates a bioengineered replacement for the native liver of a large mammal, enabling it to recover in the absence of native function and survive three months with a normal lifestyle.
Future prizes will cover the heart, lungs, and kidney.