HEALTH & MEDICINE

Medical precision: 3D printed personalized medicines

Health & medicine

Medical precision: 3D printed personalized medicines


Pharmaceutical manufacturing is closely tied to mass production. For drugs to be sold cheaply, they often have to be manufactured in large quantities. But what if you need a drug in a different dosage than what is sold? Or a different ingredient in the mix than what's on offer? ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Scientific laboratory BRAND: CurifyLabs
Additive manufacturing for dental frameworks and devices

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Additive manufacturing for dental frameworks and devices


3D printing can produce very detailed and complex features, something that cannot be done with other technologies ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: odontology BRAND: Renishaw
3D bioprinted scaffolds that could revolutionize diabetes treatment

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3D bioprinted scaffolds that could revolutionize diabetes treatment


Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have designed a new dressing treatment, known as scaffolding, to treat diabetic foot ulcers that is cost-effective and improves patient outcomes. These scaffolds slowly release antibiotics over a four-week period to effectively treat the wound. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: Queen’s University Belfast
Researchers create a biological ink for bioprinting derived from jellyfish

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Researchers create a biological ink for bioprinting derived from jellyfish


Jellagen and Copner Biotech have successfully completed the first project for 3D bioprinting. Copner Biotech has developed a state-of-the-art, high-precision bioprinting software and hardware platform, while Jellagen has harnessed the potential of an ancient species of jellyfish to develop technology compatible with bioink applications. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: Jellagen
A big step towards the biofabrication of organs

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A big step towards the biofabrication of organs


The breakthrough was made possible by a new additive textile manufacturing method, Focused Rotary Jet Spinning (FRJS), a technology much faster than 3D printing. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: Harvard John A. Paulson
Renishaw: improving the precision of medical products through additive manufacturing

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Renishaw: improving the precision of medical products through additive manufacturing


As medical devices become more compact, complex, and discrete, medical device manufacturers require innovative technology that allows them to stay ahead of the curve and produce high-quality, precise components. A successful case of integrating 3D printing in the orthopedic business ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: health prototypes BRAND: Renishaw
The most complex 3D printed lung scaffolds ever printed

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The most complex 3D printed lung scaffolds ever printed


They are demonstrating gas exchange in animal models and, thanks to this breakthrough, United Therapeutics Corporation expects human clinical trials of 3D-printed cellularized lungs within the next five years. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: 3D Systems
Reconstruction of a human ear using a 3D bioprinted living tissue implant

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Reconstruction of a human ear using a 3D bioprinted living tissue implant


The company 3DBio Therapeutics and the Microtia-Congenital Ear Deformity Institute, in the USA, have carried out the AuriNovo project, an investigational 3D bioprinted implant, which uses a patented process that takes advantage of the patient's own tissue to generate a implantable ear ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: 3DBio Therapeutics
They create synthetic fur with hair that has functional 3D sensors

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They create synthetic fur with hair that has functional 3D sensors


For the first time, scientists at Chemnitz University of Technology and Leibniz IFW Dresden develop a new approach for the miniaturization of highly integrated, ultra-compact, soft sensor units for directional touch sensitivity in e-skin systems ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Scientific laboratory BRAND: TU Chemnitz
Deciphering the origins of the spinal column thanks to 3D technology

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Deciphering the origins of the spinal column thanks to 3D technology


EMBL Barcelona scientists have recapitulated for the first time in the laboratory how the cellular structures that give rise to our spinal column form sequentially ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Medical advances BRAND: EMBL Barcelona





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