Researchers are 3D printing replica human vertebrae to help in surgery room (Video)

Researchers are 3D printing replica human vertebrae to help in surgery room A project led by Nottingham Trent University aims to give trainee surgeons the “tacit knowledge” of how it feels to partly remove or drill into vertebrae before undertaking procedures on patients. The models – which are created using powder printing technology to help… [read more]

GE Healthcare opens first 3D Printing lab

GE Healthcare opens first 3D Printing lab GE Healthcare has opened its first 3D printing lab, called the Innovative Design and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center for Europe, in Uppsala, Sweden. The center will use technologies including 3D printing and robotics to speed up the launch of new innovative products for the healthcare industry. The center combines… [read more]

Application of 3D printing technology in dosage form design & drug delivery – Presented by Senping Cheng, Triastek

Application of 3D printing technology in dosage form design and drug delivery – Presented by Senping Cheng, Triastek at the 3D Medical Conference 5th edition, which will take place on 30-31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. Triastek has developed the fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer with multiple printer heads for creating the complex pharmaceutcial dosage… [read more]

VTT Finland is developing 3D technology for wound care

VTT Finland is developing 3D technology for wound care Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a 3D wound care product for monitoring wound condition in hospital care. However, the first commercial nanocellulose applications will be seen in indoor decoration elements,… [read more]

US researchers develop technology that can 3D print drugs on wide variety of surfaces (Video)

US researchers develop technology that can 3D print drugs on wide variety of surfaces A technology that can print pure, ultra-precise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces could one day enable on-site printing of custom-dosed medications at pharmacies, hospitals and other locations. Because the technique can print multiple medications into a single… [read more]

New method to 3D Print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures, developed by Oxford researchers

New method to 3D Print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures, developed by Oxford researchers The approach could revolutionise regenerative medicine, enabling the production of complex tissues and cartilage that would potentially support, repair or augment diseased and damaged areas of the body. Printing high-resolution living tissues is hard to do, as the cells often… [read more]

Inkjet-printed pharmaceutical formulations for preclinical studies – Presented by Anastasia Zakharyuta, Boehringer Ingelheim

Inkjet-printed pharmaceutical formulations for preclinical studies – Presented by Anastasia Zakharyuta, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GMBH Co & KG , at the 3D Medical Conference 5th edition, which will take place on 30-31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. This presentation will focus on printable formulations for preclinical studies fabricated via piezo-actuated inkjet printing. Herein, incorporation of 2/3 D… [read more]

Brasil researchers to test 3D bioprinting in agriculture

Brasil researchers to test 3D bioprinting in agriculture Imitating nature in laboratories and manufacturing leaves, seeds, and even more complex structures of plants, animals or microorganisms could soon become a reality at Embrapa Genetic Resources and Biotechnology’s Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology (LNANO), in Brasília, DF, Brazil. The recent approval of a project, as well as other… [read more]

AM implants by Camber Spine Technologies receive FDA clearance

Camber Spine Technologies announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SPIRA™ Open Matrix ALIF device, a interbody fusion implant consisting of spiral support arches and Surface by Design™ technology. This clearance marks Camber’s tenth line of spinal implant systems to be released in the… [read more]