3d printed organs

Mouse Implanted with 3D Printed Ovary Gives Birth to Healthy Babies

Infertility can be a heartbreaking condition for people who desperately want children, but there’s hope. A team of researchers from Northwestern University‘s Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School of…

Organovo Releases Fiscal Report for Q3 2017; Offers Projections for the Year

As Organovo leads in the realm of 3D printed human tissue, it’s no surprise to see that revenues are up once again—and substantially so. Reporting fiscal results for Q3 2017…

The UAE is Changing Surgery by Embracing High Tech Like 3D Printing and Robotics

The United Arab Emirates has made no secret of its fascination with the possibilities presented through advanced technologies. The support provided by the government for exploration and innovation has regularly…

The Ottawa Hospital is the First in Canada to Open an Integrated 3D Printing Program

3D printing in the medical field can be found all over the world, from Dubai to Africa and from Ireland to the United States, and now to Canada as well. The Ottawa…

Driverless Cars Will Mean Fewer Deaths in Auto Accidents; Can 3D Printed Organs Fill the Resulting Organ Donor Shortage?

Self-driving cars have been talked about for a long time, and they’re finally starting to become a reality. There’s a lot to be excited about as we get closer to…

Biotechnology Company Sichuan Revotek Successfully Implants Live 3D Printed Blood Vessels in Rhesus Monkeys

A little over a year ago, we told you about innovative Chinese biotechnological company Sichuan Revotek Co., Ltd, the first producer in the world of 3D printed blood vessels. They…

Celprogen 3D Prints a Pancreas from PLA and Human Stem Cells

The pancreas is one of the most critical organs in the human body – if something goes wrong with it, it can affect your whole life, or even threaten it….

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…

Technology Isn’t Just For The Good Guys: What Happens When Black Marketeers Start Churning Out Bioprinted Organs?

Allowing people to become desperate is a very dangerous thing. Yet, as economies suffer and governments fail at helping their citizens sufficiently—whether they could or not—many individuals are forced to…

Progressive Regenerative Medicine: Celprogen Creates 3D Printed Heart with Human Cardiac Stem Cells

3D printing is certainly close to the hearts of many today who have been affected so positively by the technology—and often in monumental ways, like parents watching their babies being…

Researchers Convert MakerBot Replicator to 3D Print Biological Materials to Aid in Breast Cancer Research

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) are teaming up to develop a method to better diagnose breast cancer, and learn to detect high-risk…

3D Bioprinted Placenta Model May Lead to Treatment for Leading Cause of Maternal Death

Despite preeclampsia being the leading cause of death from pregnancy there is a surprisingly little amount of information known about it, what causes it and how to prevent it. The…

Canon Lifecare Solutions Signs Japanese Distribution Agreement with Materialise

3D printing is quickly becoming an irreplaceable part of the medical workflow in many hospitals and surgical centers. The rapidly dropping price of 3D printers and 3D printing materials are…

3D Printed Heart Replica Helps Save the Life of a Nine-Month-Old Baby

Using 3D printed organs for pre-planning complex surgical procedures is gaining a much wider acceptance and becoming far more commonplace than just a year ago. Doctors and hospitals all over…

Thanks to Denver’s 3D Printing Store, DU is 3D Printing Heart Valves, Ears & More

Colorado is just a divine place to be, in nearly any season. With warm days in summer and cool nights putting you under the down comforter, beautiful changing leaves to…

Acute Market Reports Point Toward Substantial Increase in 3D BioPrinting Market, with Focus on North America

As 3D printing has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, discussion of the ever burgeoning, thriving economics surrounding it is one of interest and downright wonder. Considering the technology once played…

Vanderbilt Researchers Spins Threads for Bioprinted Capillaries on Cotton Candy Machine

While everyone gets pretty excited when researchers look to nature for new designs and innovation, taking a page out of the candy recipe book should certainly pique everyone’s attention, via…

When Will the Middle East Embrace 3D Printing in Medicine?

In the last few years, medical applications for 3D printing have been exploding in virtually every market in the world, with one curious exception. While the Middle East hasn’t shied…

Doctors in Australia’s Peninsula Health Hospital System are Bringing 3D Printing to the Bedside

There have been a lot of news stories lately about advanced 3D modeling software and 3D printing technology being used to aid doctors with surgical pre-planning or to help them…

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…

Researchers Develop a 3D Bioprinting Method of Producing Uniform Blocks of Embryonic Stem Cells

When it comes to 3D bioprinting with stem cells the obvious endgame is the ability to produce complex living tissue, such as replacement organs or biological matter. The potential future…

First Realistic Brain Model 3D Printed to Aid with Surgical Procedure

A surgical procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation involves inserting electrodes into a patient’s brain to relieve symptoms related to conditions like Parkinson’s, tremors, extreme OCD or some varieties of chronic…

3D Bioprinting Solutions Succeeds in Performing the First 3D Printed Thyroid Transplant

In November of 2014, a Russian company by the name of 3D Bioprinting Solutions made a bold claim: they intended to produce the first 3D printed animal thyroid gland by…

China’s Sichuan Revotek Announces Creation of Stem Cell Bio-Ink Technology, 3D Bio-Printer, Software

With both China as an up-and-coming player in the 3D printing industry and bioprinting as the biggest new process on the horizon, it’s no surprise that the two have come…