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Cell Culture Startup to Tackle Heart Disease with Mitsubishi, Sumitomo and Toppan

Kyoto University spinout Myoridge was founded in 2016 as a bioventure, piggybacking on patented technology developed at the university’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS). Since then, the company cultivates…

Medical 3D Printing Kicks off at U of Minn’s Visible Heart Lab with Stratasys Donation

One type of application for which polymer 3D printing leader Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) is well known is medical, whether it’s using VR and 3D printed models to help separate conjoined twins,…

3D Printed Heart Models for Cardiovascular Training in Development from BIOMODEX & MHI

Boston and Paris-based medical technology company BIOMODEX wants to improve the way that doctors and surgeons train for procedures; having sat nervously in several family waiting rooms at various hospitals…

The 3D Printed Cat that’s Bound to Steal Your Heart

When I think of robotic animals, I generally think of robot dogs. Sony had a line of robot dogs in the late 1990s and early 2000’s called Aibo. They were…

FRESH-Bioprinted Lifelike Heart Model Could Help Surgical Training and Simulation

After two years of research, bioprinting expert Adam Feinberg and his team created the first full-size model of an adult human heart using their Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels…

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At Boston Children’s Hospital Aerospace 3D Modeling Tools Help Surgeons Repair Hearts

Pediatric heart surgeon David Hoganson has been repairing congenital heart disease through innovation ever since he joined the staff at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2014. As a cardiac surgeon with…

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Researchers Create hChaMP, a Beating Bioprinted Heart Pump

Through the creation of a new bioink, researchers at the University of Minnesota (UMN) were able to bioprint a functioning centimeter-scale heart pump with real human cells. The custom, extracellular…

Bayer to Collaborate with Tel Aviv University in Testing Drugs on 3D Printed Heart Tissue

Researchers have certainly been able to make huge strides over the decades, living and working in the 2D paradigm—along with relying on testing and experimenting using basic devices like the…

Chinese University of Hong Kong Studies 3D Printing for Heart Disease

In the recently published ‘Three-dimensional printing in structural heart disease and intervention,’ authors Yiting Fan, Randolph H.L. Wong, and Alex Pui-Wai Lee, all from The Chinese University of Hong Kong,…

VA Puget Sound Initiative: Advancing 3D Printing for Heart Disease

For over one hundred years, treating heart disease meant opening the patient’s chest to access the heart through open-heart surgery. The procedure usually takes between three to six hours and…

Interview: BIOLIFE4D is The First US Company to Bioprint a Mini-Heart (for Cardiotoxicity Testing)

After quite a few teaser pictures on their social media platforms since August, BIOLIFE4D finally announced one of the biggest milestones for the company: they successfully 3D printed a tiny…

UK Heart Patient Undergoes Rare Surgery for 3D Printed Titanium Sternum

A Fleetwood, Lancashire woman in the UK is enjoying better health today, able to perform daily tasks at home, not flinching when she coughs or sneezes—but best of all, she…

FluidForm & Carnegie Mellon: Closer Than Ever to Bioprinting a Human Heart

While the realm of bioprinting has continued to expand significantly in the past few years, allowing for better sustainability of cells in the lab—and the bioink used to print them—the…

Custom 3D Printed Heart Valves

Custom 3D Printed Heart Valves

July 31, 2019

Researchers in ETH Zürich and Strait Access Technologies (Cape Town) are developing a custom fit, fully 3D printed Heart Valve. Full Details : Bioinspired Heart Valve Prosthesis made by Silicone…

Scientists Use 3D Printed Models to Further Congenital Heart Disease Studies

In the recently published ‘Accurate Congenital Heart Disease Model Generation for 3D Printing,’ researchers explore 3D printing for diagnosis, treatment, and planning in congenital heart disease (CHD) patients. CHD usually…

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