3d printed scaffolds

Mayo Clinic Researchers Design 3D Printed Bioabsorbable Scaffold to Help Reconstruct ACL Ligaments and Deliver Time-Released Protein

Whenever I hear someone talk about the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, I know the discussion will gear towards extremely innovative medical procedures, research, and surgical tactics. According to the most…

Understanding Bone Cancer Tumors with 3D Printed Scaffolds and Flow Perfusion

One year ago, we heard about the work of researchers with Rice University, who used an OpenSLS 3D printer to develop 3D printed lattices for bone tissue engineering. The researchers began…

3D Printing Helps Create Patch That Reduces Heart Failure

Heart failure affects approximately 6 million adults in the United States and is a contributing cause in one of every nine deaths. For those afflicted with heart failure, about half of them…

New Frozen-Form Additive Manufacturing System Holds Potential for Better 3D Printed Tissue Scaffolds

While the many forms of 3D printing live tissue are generally grouped together under the general category of 3D bioprinting, the methods are so varied that some of them barely…

2016 Frost & Sullivan Singapore Excellence Awards: Osteopore International Wins 3D Scaffolds Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award  

Osteopore International recognizes that people are living longer, and this trend should only continue to accelerate—especially with the significant strides they are offering in the medical field and, specifically, in…

New Self-Healing Bio-Glass May Be Used as 3D Printed Cartilage Replacements

A team of scientists at the Imperial College London and at the University of Milano-Bicocca have collaborated to develop a unique, flexible material that could potentially be used to help…

Researchers Inspired by Pastry Chefs: 3D Printed Constructs Lead to More Successful Tissue Engineering

Looking at the latest project from research at Rice University and the University of Pennsylvania rather broadly, we’d have to say that it’s pretty amazing what you can do with…

Animal Testing on Biodegradable 3D Printed Artificial Bone Successfully Accomplished in Xi’an, China

We all know that the future of regenerative medicine lies in technologies such as 3D bioprinting. The ability to reproduce organs, cartilage, bones, and other soft tissues found within the human…

Researchers Say They Can Use Stem Cells in 3D Printed Scaffolds to Repair Your Joints

What researchers call infrapatellar fat pad adipose stem cells, used in conjunction with 3D printing technology, are being employed to encourage the formation of cartilage in human tissues. The technique…

3D Printed Bone Implant Saves a Virginia Woman’s Injured Leg

When 47-year-old Ruth Smith-Leigh of South Boston, Virginia was told she would likely lose her leg after a devastating car accident damaged it seemingly beyond repair, she had no idea…

JuicyPrint: 3D Printer Which Only Uses Fruit Juice, Bacteria & Light Could Have Huge Benefits Within Medicine

We have seen a lot of crazy, innovative, unique ideas emerge within the 3D printing space within the past year alone. When one speaks of 3D printing, they are no…