3d printed medicine

3D Printed Medicine Uses Fish Gelatin to Deliver Cancer Treatment

Japanese researchers Jin Liu, Tatsuaki Tagami, and Tetsuya Ozeki have completed a recent study in nanomedicine, releasing their findings in “Fabrication of 3D Printed Fish-Gelatin-Based Polymer Hydrogel Patches for Local…

US Researchers Provide Holistic Perspective on Extrusion-Based 3D Printing of Personalized Medicine

US researchers continue ongoing research into 3D printed pharmaceuticals, presenting their unique findings in ‘Polymers for Extrusion-Based 3D Printing of Pharmaceuticals: A Holistic Materials-Process Perspective.’ While many have predicted that…

3DPOD: 3D Printing Podcast Episode 5: 3D Printing In Medicine

Hello everyone we really hope that you enjoy a new episode of the 3DPod. Maxwell Bogue and I had a lot of fun making this episode. In this 3DPod we…

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…

Last Chance to Save $100 on Registration for Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

No matter how serious or trivial, everyone, at some point in their life, has been or will be impacted by the medical and dental industries – which in turn have…

Kickstarter Campaigns: It’s All About Personalization in 3D Printed Medicine and Jewelry

When I was growing up, I hated drinking milk, and so had to take these giant, brown, disgusting calcium pills every night with dinner. My mother used to call them…

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…

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to…

Why Would We Think About 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals?

A few months ago coming home from a conference, the cardiac physician queued alongside me to board the flight back to the US was skeptical about the merits of 3D…

3D Printing Customized Printlets Creates Personal Pharmaceutical Solutions — A Few Questions For: FabRx

Some medications don’t require a spoonful of sugar to go down easier — just 3D printing them into customized shapes and formulations might be just what the doctor (very literally)…

Study Shows High Accuracy of Medicinal 3D Printing

A study led by University of Cambridge Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Daniel Markl and Chemical Engineering professor Dr. Axel Zeitler demonstrated the viability of 3D printing technology in structuring and printing active…

3D Printed Hibbot Aids Children with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is the most common movement disorder in children. It can be caused in a number of different ways and has a variety of manifestations. The core of the…

Novabeans Engineers Create 3D Printed Ear for Child

If you have paid any attention to Hollywood for the last 20 years, you are very familiar with the amazing miracles that can be worked through modern cosmetic surgery. Things are…

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…

Aprecia is Helping to Make Easier to Swallow Medicines with 3D Printing

If Mary Poppins were administering doses of medicine today, her song might just be changed to something like: “A 3D printed tablet makes the medicine go down…in the most delightful…

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…

Researchers 3D Print Odd Shaped Pills On A MakerBot, Completely Changing Drug Release Rates

Breakthrough technologies, particularly methods of 3D printing, are disrupting the healthcare industry in a countless number of ways. From medical implants and surgical models to prosthetic limbs, patients’ lives are…

Aprecia Leases Old Forest Labs Facility for 3D Printing of ZipDose Pharmaceutical Products

In the infinite cycle which makes checks and balances of the corporate world go ‘round, jobs are lost—but often more jobs are created thanks to progress and new technology like…

UCLan Researchers 3D Printing Personalized Medication on a MakerBot 3D Printer

There have been tremendous strides made within the medical space thanks to 3D printing. We have seen bioprinting transform the way in which we view the future of organ transplantation,…

J Group Robotics Plans to 3D Print Ingestible Medical Pills

3D Printing has been making its way into medicine, in more ways than one. We have seen it come to the aid of surgeons who use the technology to print…