bioprinting research

Drug Response Testing: Bioprinting Scaffold-Free Cardiac Constructs

Researchers have come together to make improvements in cardiac medicine, releasing the details of a recent study in “Drug response analysis for scaffold-free cardiac constructs fabricated using bio-3D printer.” Acting…

Aalto University Develops a Novel Bioink for Cardiac Tissue Applications

Finland is one of Europe’s most forested nations. Over 70 percent of the country’s boreal forest is covered with spruce, pine, downy birch, and silver birch. But beyond the splendor…

New Method: Immersion Bioprinting of Tumor Organoids Will Increase the Throughput of 3D Drug Screening

Drug testing and screening for cancer drug discovery can take years and the 2D cell cultures and animal models used to estimate their efficacy before reaching human trials are often…

Brigham Young University Thesis Student Focuses on Development of New Bioprinter, Ink, Parameter Optimization

Chandler Alan Warr recently submitted a thesis to Brigham Young University, outlining a comprehensive focus on bioprinting in ‘Development of a Novel Bioprinting System: Bioprinter, Bioink, Characterization, and Optimization.’ Warr’s…

The Future of Bioprinting Research Has a New Road Map

Improving efficiency, optimizing technology, increasing awareness, even reducing costs and time, these are all traits that result from strategic road maps, and in the case of bioprinting, where the outcomes…

Biogelx in Brazil: New Collaboration for Research Tissue Bioprinting Inks

Throughout the years we have been following the success of startups that have originated from the academic field. Universities around the world foster the spirit of entrepreneurship by encouraging both…

Sharing Knowledge With CELLINK’s Ambassador Program

Creating a sharing ecosystem for research projects in bioprinting is key to making scientific findings reproducible and enabling fellow scientists and engineers to contribute to the evergrowing biotechnology community worldwide.  With…

McGill University Researchers Review Bioprinting with Soft Materials: Challenges & Solutions

Researchers in Quebec from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University are delving into more specific topics regarding cell fabrication and tissue engineering in ‘Extrusion bioprinting of soft materials:…

3D Bioprinting Research Could Result in Replacement Cartilage for Curing Arthritis

One out of ten people will suffer from arthritis in their lifetime. Arthritis is caused by the breakdown of the cartilage tissue in a person’s joints. This breakdown leads to…

AMBER and Johnson & Johnson to Establish Collaborative 3D Bioprinting Laboratory

As evidenced by all of the major innovations in the field, it’s clear that 3D bioprinting is the future of medicine. One ultimate goal is to replicate patient-specific organs, but…

Electric Eel Inspires 3D Bioprinting Research That Could Lead to Soft, Biocompatible Power Sources

Electric eels are not evil, as much as Flotsam and Jetsam from The Little Mermaid would have you believe otherwise. The electric eel is the only species in its genus, and…

Upgraded Aether 1 Beta Edition Will Help UniSA Pursue 3D Bioprinting Research in Contraception

In the spring of 2016, San Francisco-based Aether announced that its advanced Aether 1 3D bioprinter would soon be released. The company’s goal was to get the Aether 1 into the…

NASA: Bioprinting in Space May Lead to Breakthroughs in Cancer Research

NASA has been using 3D printing for decades now, and few organizations can top their experience or resourcefulness with the technology. NASA tends to make big news with 3D printing,…

Chinese Cosmetics Company Successfully 3D Prints Skin Using Asian Skin Cells

The race to the finish line is on, at least in terms of 3D bioprinting. Biotechnology companies are all trying to be the first to create everything from 3D printed…

Organovo Presents Promising Preclinical Data on 3D Bioprinted Human Liver Tissue, Announces Distributor Agreement with Japanese Supplier Cosmo Bio

California-based biology company Organovo, dedicated to delivering scientific and medical breakthroughs with its innovative and celebrated 3D bioprinting technology, is presenting the first preclinical data on its 3D bioprinted human liver…

Organovo Plans to Develop 3D Bioprinted Human Liver for Transplant

Perhaps the most exciting prospect of 3D printing technology for the medical industry, 3D bioprinting is poised to become a major innovation for the healthcare system. Forward-thinking medical companies like…

Nano Dimension Teams Up with Accellta to Bioprint Stem Cell-Derived Tissues

When Israeli 3D printing company Nano Dimension gets coverage in the news, the discussion generally revolves around the intensive and long-awaited development of their electronic 3D printing system, the DragonFly2020….