Bioprinting

Bioprinting 101 – Part 14, DNA

This is part 14 of our bioprinting series. Learn about DNA and how it is leveraged for bioprinting purposes.

3D Printing Industry Expert Interview: Alejandro Espinoza Orias

Alejandro A. Espinoza Orias Alejandro A. Espinoza Orias, PhD, received a licentiate degree in mechanical engineering degree from the Universidad Mayor de San Andres (La Paz, Bolivia) in addition to…

Nanyang Technological University: Experimenting with Acoustic Nozzles to Disrupt Clogging in 3D Printing

Thesis student, Yannapol Sriphutkiat, of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University recently published, ‘Development of acoustic nozzle for 3D printing,’ exploring the use of acoustic…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 13, Imaging Technology

Imaging Types We talked about the way phantoms are created within bioprinting in our previous article. In this article, we will focus more on imaging technology that makes all of…

Colombian Researchers Study Potential for SIS-Based Photocrosslinking in Bioinks

Colombian researchers performed a recent study, outlined in ‘Formulation and Characterization of a SIS-Based Photocrosslinkable Bioink,’ explaining the possible value in crosslinking to create better materials for 3D printing cells….

Scientists 3D Printing In Situ for Tissue Regeneration

3D printing is all about cutting out the middleman and offering greater self-sustainability to some very happy users—enjoying the benefits of 3D printing from the factory, home, or office, whenever…

PLLA Calcium Carbonate SLS 3D Printing Powders Evaluated for Bone Tissue Scaffolds

Healing large bone defects is an ongoing challenge, and scientists continue to look for ways to do so in tissue engineering. With 3D printing, however, the use of solvents is…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 12, Phantoms

3D Printed Breast Phantom Within the bioprinting area, a phantom refers to a model of the body or of a specific part thereof. Typically we are using replicas of an…

Biogelx Launching First Product Range of Synthetic Bioinks for Variety of 3D Printing Applications

In 2013, a company called Biogelx was spun out from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland for the purposes of developing tunable, synthetic materials for use in 3D cell cultures and…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 11, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Here is a brief introduction to regenerative medicine and 3d bioprinting. This is article 10 in our bioprinting series.

McGill University Researchers Review Bioprinting with Soft Materials: Challenges & Solutions

Researchers in Quebec from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University are delving into more specific topics regarding cell fabrication and tissue engineering in ‘Extrusion bioprinting of soft materials:…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 10, Disease Modeling

  Drosophila as a disease model Disease modeling is an important field to understand in terms of human health for the present and the future. A disease model is an…

Oklahoma State University Dissertation: Bioprinting Neural Tissue with Chitosan-Gelatin Hydrogels

Kevin Roehm of Oklahoma State University is investigating the use of new materials and structures for successful bioprinting. His findings are outlined in his recently published dissertation, ‘Bioprinting Cell Laden…

Xi’an Jiaotong University: Chinese Researchers Create New Hydrogel 3D Printing System

In the recently published ‘Hydrogel 3D printing with the capacitor edge effect,’ authors Jikun Wang, Tongqing Lu, Meng Yang, Danqi Sun, Yukun Xia and Tiejun Wang further explore the use…

Machine Learning & Bioprinting: Researchers Improve Drop-on-Demand (DOD) Methods

As bioprinting continues to pick up steam in labs around the world, researchers still study the process intensively to build on current techniques and innovation. In ‘Multi-Objective Optimization Design through…

Polish Company CD3D Opens Largest 3D Bioprinting Cluster in Europe

Centrum Druku 3D, or CD3D, is the largest online website devoted to 3D printing technology in Poland. Launched in 2013 with an online portal, the company’s operations are based on two…

University of Missouri: Thesis Student 3D Prints Collagen to Create Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

University of Missouri thesis student, Christopher John Glover, explores the use of 3D printed structures in bioprinting, outlining his findings further in ‘In Situ Polymerizing Collagen for the Development of…

Mexico: Researchers Test 3D Printed Alginate/Gelatin Hydrogels

Alginate, often used in research as it can be molded into stable structures, now plays a part in a study performed by scientists in Mexico, creating porous networks with hydrogels…

Japan: Researchers BioPrint & Implant Esophageal Cells Without Scaffolds

Researchers from Nagasaki University have recently made further progress in bioprinting—and without the use of scaffolds. As they become closer to their goal of 3D printing the human esophagus, the…

CELLINK and Volumetric Release New Lumen X for Bioprinting Larger Vascular Structures

The realm of 3D printing operates on many levels, with those innovating in the medical arena constantly pushing more dynamic and complex processes forward via new hardware, 3D software, and…

Biological Gradients Help Researchers Understand More in Bioprinting

Gradients present in structures today help us understand more about their properties, and this is critical in areas like bioprinting. Through replicating gradients we can begin to make accurate high…

3DHeals Chicago Event

Check out this article for a brief summary on 3DHEALS and its event in Chicago. Learn about companies and organizations in Chicago that are contributing to the bioprinting sector as whole.

Bioprinting 101 Part 9 – Decellularized Extracellular Matrices

This is a short article on a concept that is foreign to most. We are taking a look at an advanced bio-material that is readily found within the body.

Korean Researchers Successfully BioPrint Tissue for Corneas With Transparent Bioink

In ‘Characterization of cornea-specific bioink: high transparency, improved in vivo safety,’ researchers Hyeonji Kim, Moon-Nyeo Park, and Jisoo Kim explore the materials and processes surrounding corneal tissue engineering. Patients waiting…