3d printed liver

Organovo’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue Shows Extended Survival and Function in Animal Test Subjects

Organovo’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue Shows Extended Survival and Function in Animal Test Subjects

Organovo is a well-known company to anyone involved in 3D printing, tissue engineering or both. While many are familiar with the company’s 3D printed liver and kidney tissues, however, it’s still hard to keep up with the momentum of Organovo and their technology. The bioprinting company has released several sets of promising data from studies […]

Organovo is a well-known company to anyone involved in 3D printing, tissue engineering or both. While many are familiar with the company’s 3D printed liver and kidney tissues, however, it’s still hard to keep up with the momentum of Organovo and their...
Medical Student Creates Patient-Specific 3D Printed Liver Model for Less Than $150

Medical Student Creates Patient-Specific 3D Printed Liver Model for Less Than $150

While researchers continue working hard to make readily available 3D printed organs a reality, we know that it likely won’t happen, at least not on a massively available and low-cost scale, for quite some time. However, 3D printing technology is often used in surgery these days, from surgical guides to implants to patient-specific medical models. Recently, a team developed […]

While researchers continue working hard to make readily available 3D printed organs a reality, we know that it likely won’t happen, at least not on a massively available and low-cost scale, for quite some time. However, 3D printing technology is often used in...
Nature-Made or Man-Made? Inside 3D Printing Attendees Try to Guess in The Nature Game

Nature-Made or Man-Made? Inside 3D Printing Attendees Try to Guess in The Nature Game

Based on Alan Turing’s famous Turing Test, known as The Imitation Game, The Nature Game seeks to draw attention to the convergence between natural and man-made objects. In conjunction with Uformia, for the first time Inside 3D Printing San Diego housed The Nature Game this week — and we’ve been looking forward to it since […]

Based on Alan Turing’s famous Turing Test, known as The Imitation Game, The Nature Game seeks to draw attention to the convergence between natural and man-made objects. In conjunction with Uformia, for the first time Inside 3D Printing San Diego housed The...
University of California San Diego’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue May Be the Closest We’ve Gotten to a Real Printed Liver

University of California San Diego’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue May Be the Closest We’ve Gotten to a Real Printed Liver

While scientists have been working on 3D printing all types of human tissue, there’s been a particular focus on the liver – for good reason. The organ plays a critical role in filtering toxins, breaking down fats, and producing vital proteins; when something goes wrong with the liver, the entire body is in serious trouble. […]

While scientists have been working on 3D printing all types of human tissue, there’s been a particular focus on the liver – for good reason. The organ plays a critical role in filtering toxins, breaking down fats, and producing vital proteins; when...
3D Printed Liver Models Save Lives at Cleveland Clinic

3D Printed Liver Models Save Lives at Cleveland Clinic

Every city has its points of pride, and, when you’re a Rust Belt town with a rough history, those points of pride become huge. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and its surrounding areas, and I’ve watched the city evolve from the “mistake on the lake” to one of the country’s top cities […]

Every city has its points of pride, and, when you’re a Rust Belt town with a rough history, those points of pride become huge. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and its surrounding areas, and I’ve watched the city evolve from the “mistake on...
11 Companies Leading the 3D Bioprinting Space

11 Companies Leading the 3D Bioprinting Space

Undoubtedly one of the most exciting areas within the 3D printing space is that of bioprinting. Using layer-by-layer fabrication methods, a number of companies are in the process of pushing forward a new paradigm shift within the medical implant, transplantation, and surgical spaces. While the media has mainly focused on Organovo, the company behind the […]

Undoubtedly one of the most exciting areas within the 3D printing space is that of bioprinting. Using layer-by-layer fabrication methods, a number of companies are in the process of pushing forward a new paradigm shift within the medical implant, transplantation, and...
Japanese Researchers Create 3D Printed Liver Models Which are One-Third The Price

Japanese Researchers Create 3D Printed Liver Models Which are One-Third The Price

What amazes me the most about 3D printing is just how rapidly the technology is being adopted and how advanced the printing process has become over the last two to three years. There are few industries, if any, which have realized the benefit of 3D printing as much as the medical industry. Every week we stumble […]

What amazes me the most about 3D printing is just how rapidly the technology is being adopted and how advanced the printing process has become over the last two to three years. There are few industries, if any, which have realized the benefit of 3D printing as much as...
Organovo Explains Why They’ve Raised an Additional $40M – Cites Potential for $400M in Annual Revenue

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 on June 18 that the company was raising an additional $40 million in a secondary offering valued at just $4.25 per share. While dilution oftentimes […]

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 on June 18 that the company was raising an additional...
3D Printed Liver Model Saves Man’s Life in China

3D Printed Liver Model Saves Man’s Life in China

It seems as though each and every day, surgeons and researchers in China are taking the idea of 3D printing and applying it more and more to real-time surgeries. The use of this up-and-coming technology has, on several occasions, turned previously thought to be inoperable surgeries into magnificent success stories. Today is no different, as doctors […]

It seems as though each and every day, surgeons and researchers in China are taking the idea of 3D printing and applying it more and more to real-time surgeries. The use of this up-and-coming technology has, on several occasions, turned previously thought to be...
exVive3D 3D Printed Human Liver Tissue Now Commercially Available by Organovo

exVive3D 3D Printed Human Liver Tissue Now Commercially Available by Organovo

New technologies such as 3D bioprinting promise to offer a laundry list of new treatments, drug discovery, and cures within the medical industry. With that said, we have been hearing promises for years that 3D printing will change the face of medicine. Despite these promises, bioprinting has yet to make any major impact within the […]

New technologies such as 3D bioprinting promise to offer a laundry list of new treatments, drug discovery, and cures within the medical industry. With that said, we have been hearing promises for years that 3D printing will change the face of medicine. Despite these...
Organovo Only 4-6 Years Away From 3D Printing Partial Livers For Human Implantation

Organovo Only 4-6 Years Away From 3D Printing Partial Livers For Human Implantation

There are so many areas within the 3D printing space one can get excited about; however, in my opinion one of the most exciting areas is the work being done by San Diego-based Organovo, led by CEO Keith Murphy. Although a young company, they are at the forefront of research and development pertaining to the […]

There are so many areas within the 3D printing space one can get excited about; however, in my opinion one of the most exciting areas is the work being done by San Diego-based Organovo, led by CEO Keith Murphy. Although a young company, they are at the forefront of...
Organovo’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue Achieves Important Toxicology Test Results

Organovo’s 3D Printed Liver Tissue Achieves Important Toxicology Test Results

Probably one of the more exciting companies within the 3D printing space is that of Organovo. The company, based in San Diego California, has an ultimate goal of 3D printing actual human organs for transplantation. Although they are likely a decade, or maybe further, from actually implanting the first 3D printed organ, the company is making […]

Probably one of the more exciting companies within the 3D printing space is that of Organovo. The company, based in San Diego California, has an ultimate goal of 3D printing actual human organs for transplantation. Although they are likely a decade, or maybe further,...
Organovo and Johnson & Johnson Team to Evaluate 3D Bio-printed Tissue Use

Organovo and Johnson & Johnson Team to Evaluate 3D Bio-printed Tissue Use

It’s only a matter of time before 3D bio-printing really takes off. One of the leaders in the space is Organovo, a company who has already been able to 3D print living liver tissue, and has an ultimate goal of 3D printing a functioning liver for transplantation within a human being. Before we get there […]

It’s only a matter of time before 3D bio-printing really takes off. One of the leaders in the space is Organovo, a company who has already been able to 3D print living liver tissue, and has an ultimate goal of 3D printing a functioning liver for transplantation...
Bioprinting Livers: Starting Small

Bioprinting Livers: Starting Small

At this point in time, many leading college research departments have begun working on various aspects of 3D bioprinting. Whether it’s developing anything from 3D blood vessels to growing organs for performing drug toxicity testing, research is in high gear. A perfect example of this ground breaking work is being done at MIT. Dr. Sangeeta […]

At this point in time, many leading college research departments have begun working on various aspects of 3D bioprinting. Whether it’s developing anything from 3D blood vessels to growing organs for performing drug toxicity testing, research is in high gear. A perfect...
Researchers 3D Print Artificial Liver-like Device to Detoxify The Blood

Researchers 3D Print Artificial Liver-like Device to Detoxify The Blood

We have been hearing a lot about 3D printed liver tissue, created from actual human cells. A company called Organovo has already produced sheets of biological liver tissue which can be used as a means for toxicity testing of drugs. They believe that within several years they will have a fully functioning, 3D printed human liver […]

We have been hearing a lot about 3D printed liver tissue, created from actual human cells. A company called Organovo has already produced sheets of biological liver tissue which can be used as a means for toxicity testing of drugs. They believe that within several...
3D Printed Polymer Livers Help Guide Surgeons

3D Printed Polymer Livers Help Guide Surgeons

A few weeks ago we published an article on how a 3D printed heart model helped doctors save the life of a young child who suffered from numerous cardiac ailments. Today, another story broke, having to do with the 3D printing of precise organ models. Dr. Nizar Zein, the chief of hepatology at the Cleveland […]

A few weeks ago we published an article on how a 3D printed heart model helped doctors save the life of a young child who suffered from numerous cardiac ailments. Today, another story broke, having to do with the 3D printing of precise organ models. Dr. Nizar Zein,...
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