bioprinting

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

The Scar Free Foundation has launched a research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference.

3D printing promotes tissue engineering

3D printing promotes tissue engineering

Researchers have demonstrated the viability of 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration following implantation.

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

A 3D printer that rapidly produces large batches of custom biological tissues could help make drug development faster and less costly.

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows them to create incredibly small and complex biomedical implants.

Imaging technique to improve bioprinted implants

Imaging technique to improve bioprinted implants

Scientists have developed a new microscopic imaging approach to take a closer look at 3D printing for developing future patient implants, as well as improved disease modelling and drug screening.

3D printing to aid tissue replacement

3D printing to aid tissue replacement

Researchers look to a future someday in which doctors can hit a button to print out a scaffold on their 3D printers and create custom-made replacement skin, cartilage, or other tissue for their patients.

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