3d printed scaffolds

4-Axis 3D Printing Enables Tubular Implants with Controllable Mechanical Properties

Disease and other trauma can cause hollow, tubular human tissues, like the trachea, intestine, bone, and blood vessels, to be negatively affected by long-segmental defects. Autologous grafts can help fix…

Magnesium Phosphate Aid Bone Regeneration for 3D Printed Implants

International researchers continue the trend toward overcoming challenges in bone regeneration, sharing the results of their study in the recently published “Tough magnesium phosphate-based 3D-printed implants induce bone regeneration in…

Antibacterial Properties & Cytocompatibility of EPL in 3D Printed Composite Scaffolds

Chinese researchers continue to study 3D printing materials and structures, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Study on antibacterial properties and cytocompatibility of EPL coated 3D printed PCL/HA composite…

3D Printing Geopolymer Filters for Water Treatment Systems

Researchers from Italy and Finland are focused on improving ways to deliver clean drinking water, detailing their study in the recently published ‘Ag- or Cu-modified geopolymer filters for water treatment…

3D Printing: Successful Scaffolds in Bone Regeneration

In ‘Comprehensive Review on Full Bone Regeneration through 3D Printing Approaches,’ the authors review new developments and solutions in tissue engineering for the formation of cells, as well as proposing…

China: Bioprinting Polycaprolactone/Silk Fibroin Scaffolds to Improve Meniscus Regeneration

Researchers from China are hoping to improve medical outcomes for patients dealing with knee joint issues. Their recent study, ‘Biomechanically, structurally and functionally meticulously tailored polycaprolactone/silk fibroin scaffold for meniscus…

China: 3D Printed Drug Delivery Scaffolds, Evaluated in Rat Femoral Bones

Chinese researchers are working to improve drug delivery systems for bone repair, detailing their findings in the recently released ‘A novel vehicle-like drug delivery 3D printing scaffold and its applications…

Tissue Engineering for Bone Regeneration: 3D Printing of Piezoelectric Barium Titanate-Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds

German researchers continue in the quest to improve processes in bioprinting and bone regeneration, sharing their recent study in ‘3D Printing of Piezoelectric Barium Titanate-Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds with Interconnected Porosity for…

3D Printing & Electrospinning Multi-Layer PCL-PGS Scaffolds with Bioactive Glasses

Sometimes, when researching tissue engineering, scientists must combine different fabrication methods and materials to build scaffolds that meet multiple requirements at once – mimic native tissue’s mechanical response, have biocompatibility,…

University of Manchester: Improved Cell Alignment with 3D Printed & Electrospun PCL Scaffolds

UK researchers from the University of Manchester are experimenting with 3D printing techniques for bioprinting, with their findings recently published in ‘Three-Dimensional Printing and Electrospinning Dual-Scale Polycaprolactone Scaffolds with Low-Density…

Denmark: 3D Printing Conductive Hydrogels for Medical Applications

In the recently published ‘Electrically Conducting Hydrogels for Health care: Concept, Fabrication Methods, and Applications,’ Shweta Agarwala of the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University in Denmark researchers 3D printing…

Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine: 3D Printing Scaffolds for Tendon-to-Bone Interface Engineering

Researchers from China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine are exploring complex developments in tissue engineering, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Three-dimensional printed multiphasic scaffolds with stratified…

3D Printed Haversian Bone: Biomimicking for Cell Regeneration

Chinese researchers continue to take on the challenge of bone regeneration in tissue engineering, sharing their findings in the recently released ‘3D printing of Haversian bone—mimicking scaffolds for multicellular delivery…

Cartilage Tissue Engineering via Characterization and Application of Carboxymethyl Chitosan-Based Bioink

International researchers continue the trend in exploring natural biomaterials for bioprinting, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Characterization and Application of Carboxymethyl Chitosan-Based Bioink in Cartilage Tissue Engineering.’ Examining…

3D Printing Scaffolds for Regeneration of Tissue After Mastectomies & Tissue Damage

Researchers from Belgium and Germany explore topics in bioprinting, evaluating biocompatible structures in the recently published ‘Evaluation of 3D Printed Gelatin-Based Scaffolds with Varying Pore Size for MSC-Based Adipose Tissue…

Freeze-FRESH 3D Printing: Biomaterial Scaffolds with Hierarchical Porosity

Researchers Zi Wang and Stephen J. Florczyk of the University of Central Florida have developed a new technique for bioprinting, outlined in the recently published ‘Freeze-FRESH: A 3D Printing Technique…

Italy: Studying Properties & Geometry of Scaffold-Like Structures for Tissue Engineering

Italian authors Claudia Pagano, Lara Rebaioli, Francesco Baldi, and Irene Fassi explore the unique details of creating scaffold-like structures in the recently published ‘Mechanical behavior of scaffold-like structures: Research of…

Tissue Engineering & Bioprinting for Success in Hydrogel Microenvironments Today

In the recently published ‘Engineered 3D Polymer and Hydrogel Microenvironments for Cell Culture Applications,’ authors Daniel Fan, Urs Staufer, and Angelo Accardo explore the world of bioengineering and microenvironments, reviewing…

Germany: 3D Printed β-TCP Scaffolds for Bone Replacement

In ‘Inversely 3D-Printed β-TCP Scaffolds for Bone Replacement,’ German researchers predefined pore structures in scaffolding to explore different cell growth behaviors. Using FDM 3D printing and PLA, the team of…

Researchers from NCSU and UNC Create a 3D Biomedical Fiber Printer

It’s been 10 weeks since the NFL 2019 season began and already dozens of players have suffered soft tissue injuries. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk is recovering from an…

Researchers Recreate Hopping Disney/Pixar Lamp with 3D Printed Actuator

3D printing has previously been employed to create passive mechanisms and machines, as well as the actuators used to make them go. According to a new paper, titled “A Miniature…

China: Researchers Improve on 3D Printing PCL Scaffolds with Extrusion-Based Cryogenics

Chinese researchers investigate the benefits of using biodegradable polymers for scaffolds, outlined in ‘Fabrication and characterization of porous polycaprolactone scaffold via extrusion-based cryogenic 3D printing for tissue engineering.’ Explaining that…

Nanjing Medical University: 3D Printing Scaffolds with Lithium for Cartilage Regeneration

In ‘Lithium Chloride-Releasing 3D Printed Scaffold for Enhanced Cartilage Regeneration,’ researchers from Nanjing Medical University experiment with coated scaffolds for furthering cell regeneration in patients. The authors realized the importance…

Electrospinning Fibers for Better Success in 3D Printing Biomimetic Scaffolds

In ‘Three-dimensional printed electrospun fiber-based scaffold for cartilage regeneration,’ Chinese researchers attempt to improve on processes for creating better materials and customized geometries in bioprinting. Here, they not only employ…