3d printed kidney

CollPlant & United Therapeutics Expand Collaboration to 3D Print Kidneys

Currently, over 100,000 individuals in the US are on the waiting list for organ transplants. Kidney patients make up the majority of the requests, with over 90,000 people hoping for…

3D Printing Aids in Transplanting a Kidney from Father to Toddler Son

Each year, over 2.4 million patients in acute and specialist hospital and community services are treated through Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, which is one of the largest NHS…

A Father’s Lifesaving Gift to His Daughter Made Possible by 3D Printing

Pauline Fenton is a 22-year-old woman living in Belfast. She is a mother who has been living with end-stage kidney disease, and has been completely reliant on dialysis. Her situation…

Nano Dimension Partners with Zuken, Files Patent Application for 3D Bioprinted Kidney Structures

Nano Dimension has been all over the news lately as they continue to send out beta units of the Dragonfly 2020 electronic circuit board 3D printer; they recently announced that…

Nano Dimension Announces New 3D Bioprinting Subsidiary to Develop Solutions for End Stage Renal Disease

These days, when we hear about Israel-based company Nano Dimension, it’s generally news about the company’s highly anticipated PCB 3D printer DragonFly 2020, which 3DPrint.com recently had the opportunity to…

Organovo Partners with Murdoch Childrens Research Institute for Bioprinted Kidney Research

The name Organovo is one that instantly commands admiration, if not awe, from anyone familiar with it. The tissue engineering company is something of a hero within both the medical and…

Wyss Institute: Bioprinted Kidney Subunits Offer Future Potential for Testing & Transplants

Although 3D printing has truly earned its title as a revolutionary technology that will indeed change the way we do so many things worldwide—in nearly every industry—many have pointed out…

3D Printed Kidney Helps Researchers Prove Riding a Roller Coaster May Help Pass Small Kidney Stones

About 11% of men and 7% of women will deal with kidney stones in their lifetime, and for many of these people they will be an ongoing health issue throughout…

Utah Woman Beats Kidney Cancer Thanks to Progressive Doctors & 3D Printing

Most of us have a sad spot somewhere within as we remember a loved one who suffered from cancer. Many of us have driven family members back and forth to treatment—sometimes…

Organovo & Uniquest Partner in Patenting & Bioprinting Actual Kidney Tissue

Organovo is one of the most fascinating companies that we follow–and quite continually–as the dynamic company has kept the momentum rolling with one scientific breakthrough after another. Famous for the…

Organovo Explains Why They’ve Raised an Additional $40M – Cites Potential for $400M in Annual Revenue

As we’ve mentioned in the past, the rollercoaster ride, known all too well to Organovo (NYSEMKT: ONVO) shareholders, has been quite bumpy. The stock price has dropped considerably following an announcement…

3D Printing Saves a Woman’s Kidney: Surgeons perform impressive renal tumor surgery

When it comes to performing surgeries on vital organs, today’s advanced imaging techniques such as CT scans, MRIs and advanced ultrasound machinery have allowed doctors to take a peak inside…

Organovo Presents Data on Fully Cellular 3D Bioprinted Kidney Tissue

Bioprinting is in our future. No longer the stuff of sci-fi dreams, the technology is taking a true hold in today’s world — and even in the dictionary. By bringing…

Japan’s Fasotec Creates Realistic 3D Printed ‘Biotexture Wet Models’ for Surgical Training

Not too many years ago if you’d told a surgeon that soon he would be able to help to make a 3D printed model of a lung and then practice operating…

UK Man 3D Prints Surgical Model of His Own Kidney For Doctors

The use of 3D models for navigation during surgery is becoming more and more common, and if you think about it, it must be pretty exciting for doctors to have…

3D Bioprinted Thyroid Gland by 2015, Kidney by 2018, Says Russian Scientists

Predictions as to when the first living, transplantable organs will be available has been the subject of much debate. However, according to a group of Russian scientists, the release of…

Surgeons Begin Using 3D Printing to Help Explain Patients’ Conditions to Them

Bioprinting continues to make significant strides towards a process that will involve dispensing cells onto biocompatible scaffolding using successive layers to generate tissue-like 3D structures and organs. Along the way,…

Organovo Signs Agreement With University of Queensland’s Uniquest to 3D Print Kidney Tissue

Organovo is one of the major players in the 3D bioprinting space. They have already 3D printed human liver tissue, and have an ultimate goal of 3D printing a fully…

UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the possibility of 3D bioprinting organs, such as livers, kidneys and hearts. In fact, many experts within the medical field expect 3D printing…

Surgeons 3D Print a Cancerous Kidney Model To Simulate Surgery

Every day it seems as if there is another amazing use for 3D printing, which emerges within the medical community. Today we hear about a 3D printed kidney.  No, scientists…