Bioprinting

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…

China: Zhejiang University Researchers Evaluate Trends in Bioink Printability

As Chinese researchers from Zhejiang University point out in their recently published article, ‘Trends on physical understanding of bioink printability,’ the future of bioprinting is only as promising as the…

Korea: Researchers 3D Printing Tracheas with Epithelial Cells & Chondrocytes

Korean researchers have been experimenting further in the bioprinting of tracheal implants, publishing recent results in ‘Trachea with Autologous Epithelial Cells and Chondrocytes.’ The team of scientists details their use…

Bioprinting 101: Part 8, Gelatin

Collagen Based Scaffold Most biomaterials all are vastly different than each other in interesting ways. For those who have kept up with this series, it is safe to assume we…

Sichuan University Researchers Examine Four Levels of 3D Printed PCL Scaffolds

3D printing in medicine and in structures like scaffolding has become almost commonplace today, but scientists continue to refine the processes to help patients with a variety of conditions, many…

Bioprinting 101: Part 7 – Applications

We have discussed a lot about materials within bioprinting as well as different printers that are used to work on bioprinting technology. We have not had an in-depth focus on…

Bioprinting 101: Part 6 – Pluronics

Pluronic F127 Gel We are going to discuss pluronics today. We have covered a couple different materials within our bioprinting series. We will today discuss in this article the different…

Bioprinting 101: Part 5 – Bioink

For those of you who do not know what bioinks are, read this short excerpt to understand what they are and how integral they are to the bioprinting industry.

Bioprinting 101: Part 4 – Alginate

This is a short informational post on alginate as a biomaterial used for bioprinting.

Bioprinting 101: Part 3 Industrial Printers

Today we will look into bioprinters that are well known. One must understand biochemistry, and other important aspects within biology to fully do well with bioprinting. The development of bioprinting…

Bioprinting 101: Part 2 Hydrogels

Simple Hydrogel A hydrogel is a macromolecular polymer gel constructed of a network of crosslinked polymer chains. Hydrogels are synthesized from hydrophilic monomers by either chain or step growth, along…

Bioprinting 101: How to Bioprint at Home

Bioprinted Hydrogels Bioprinting is an exciting area to follow as it invigorates the ideas of Frankenstein and a bunch of other sci-fi scenarios that make us slightly paranoid. So how…