stem cells

Next step in creating lung organoids

Next step in creating lung organoids

Realistic mini-lungs, grown in lab dishes, feature all cell types that make up the human organ, allowing for “Phase 0” testing of new treatments for respiratory diseases.

3D-printed cardiac patches for cardiovascular diseases

3D-printed cardiac patches for cardiovascular diseases

Bioprinted 3D cardiac patches could reverse scar formation and promote myocardial regeneration after heart attacks.

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.

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

Bioprinting mini pancreas to fight against diabetes

EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.

Nanotechnology detects bone-healing stem cells

Nanotechnology detects bone-healing stem cells

Researchers have developed a new way of using nanomaterials to identify and enrich skeletal stem cells – a discovery which could eventually lead to new treatments for major bone fractures.

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

The work could lead to efficient, detailed artificial bone tissue, opening doors to disease modeling, in vitro cell research on targeted therapies and drug screening.

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