3d printed drugs

Aprecia Taps Battelle to Expand Drug 3D Printing Technology

There remains only one company with 3D printed medicine that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Aprecia became famous in 2015 when its drug Spritam crossed…

3D Printing Healthcare Applications for the Elderly

3D printing has many applications in the healthcare industry, as it allows users to fabricate complex, cost-effective, patient-specific devices on-demand. In the same vein, 3D bioprinting is important for applications…

Keimyung University: Researchers Explore FDM 3D Printing in Feasibility of Manufacturing 3D Printed Medications

Researchers from Keimyung University have published a recent article exploring how new processes may change the realm of pharmaceuticals in ‘Complex formulations, simple techniques: Can 3D printing technology be the…

DIY Drugs: Big Pharma and the FDA Most Likely To Steer the Outcome of 3D Printed Medications

Excitement has been building regarding patient-specific, 3D printable drugs over the past few years (especially with the advent of the 3D printed epilepsy drug, SPRITAM). But what if we could…

Hebrew University and Yissum Developing Novel Technology Platform for 3D Printing Personalized Medicine

Yissum, which is the Hebrew University of Jerusalem‘s technology transfer company and handles the patenting and commercialization of any inventions produced there, has had a hand in many unique 3D printing…

3D Printed Paracetamol Tablets Have Big Implications for Personalized Medicine

Drugs affect everyone differently. That’s why it’s so hard to find the right medication and right dosage to treat people with depression, for example, or why certain people don’t seem…

‘Chemical MP3 Player’ Can 3D Print Pharmaceuticals On-Demand from Digital Code

Have you ever taken your old compact discs and converted them to MP3 files so you could listen to your favorite music on your laptop, or through a portable MP3…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert…

FDA Commissioner Releases Statement and New Guidance on 3D Printed Medical Devices

You can’t get anywhere with 3D printed medical products and devices in the US market without the extremely important approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the…

University of Michigan Adapts Electronics Manufacturing Technology to 3D Print Medicine

If you go onto any 3D model marketplace and search for “pill case,” you can find all sorts of 3D printable cases that allow you to sort and store your…

FabRx Turns to SLS 3D Printing Technology for More Effective Customized Medicine Production

3D printed pills are still something that make a lot of people raise their eyebrows; compared to other medical applications, they’re not quite as common or well-known yet. There are…

The R&D Aspects of 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals

With the release of the first 3D printed and FDA approved drug last year, pharmaceutical companies from all around are investing in 3D printing technologies. It has proven to be…

Top Ten Ways 3D Printing Will Kill You and Your Loved Ones

Many people somehow see 3D printing as some benign force. The technophile’s latest solution to the world’s ills is a small box that spits out plastic. It too, as the…

Aprecia’s 3D Printed Epilepsy Drug is Finally Commercially Available

Getting a new medication to the market is not a fast or easy process, no matter how promising the drug is. There’s the research and development phase, testing, more testing,…

The FDA Approves the First 3D Printed Pill to Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures

One of the largest hurdles that healthcare practitioners treating epilepsy need to overcome is often with their own patients. It turns out that an estimated 30 to 50 percent of…

German Company Aims to Sell 3D Printed Drugs & A 3D Drug Printer

It was just earlier this month that we reported on a company called Aprecia Pharmaceuticals and their new FDA-approved 3D printed ZipDose tablets. This news was quite significant, as it…

3 Dangers Society Faces From 3D Printing

I consider myself a tech-optimist. I truly believe that anything is possible with the right technology and science to back it. I envision a future, perhaps even in my lifetime…

Researchers Use 3D Printing for Precise Control in Programmable Release Drug Delivery Capsules

Science, research, and the technologies of the future go hand in hand–and lately we’ve seen their reach expanding and extending in ways none of us ever would have dreamed of….

Researchers Complete Trial Run for 3D Printed Medication–Including Dinosaur Shapes for Finicky Kids

For all the multi-taskers out there who cut strategic corners to stay organized, for those who are glad to never leave the home or the computer, and for all the…

Bioactive 3D Printing for Effective 3D Printed Drug Therapy, LSU Researchers Awarded $40K for New Medical Center

At my fourth grade picnic, I ran up the steps of a gazebo and fell on my knee onto the brick steps. The cut was so deep it severed nerves,…

3D Printed Crack Cocaine on Display in San Francisco: Artist KATSU, Pushes Material Boundaries

San Francisco is known for many things, and being a buttoned-up, conservative city just isn’t one of them. As the same can be said of the art world in general,…

MakerBot 3D Printers Used to Create Drug Emitting Implants for Cancer Treatment and Infection

The number of medical applications for 3D printing seems to expand on a daily basis. We have seen all sorts of amazing uses for the technology, from prosthetics, to implants,…

3D Printing of Antibiotic Infused Implants – Patent Recently Published

Every year millions of people become ill, or even worse, die because of infections related to surgeries and implants. Antibiotics for years have been a saving grace within the medical…