medical 3d printing

FDM 3D Printing Shows Great Potential in Transformation of Pharmaceutical Production

In the recently published, ‘The Digital Pharmacies Era: How 3D Printing Technology Using Fused Deposition Modeling Can Become a Reality,’ Brazilian researchers further examine the potential of new technology for…

Interview with Seok-Hwan You of Rokit Healthcare on Bioprinting

When Seok-Hwan You founded Rokit Healthcare the company was one of the first worldwide to be able to 3D print PEEK and other high-performance materials. It quickly grew to dominate…

Congenital Arhinia: 3D Printed Nasal Implants for Toddlers & Adolescents Awaiting Surgery

London researchers are concerned with a rare, congenital disease known as arhinia; there are, in fact, only 60 cases reported in research. In ‘Design and Manufacturing of a Patient-Specific Nasal…

Interview with Shane Quinn of AddiHive On Serial Manufacturing Through 3D Printing

We got the chance to interview Shane Quinn of AddiHive, an Ireland based 3D printing company. We covered the firm before, mentioning how they wanted to bring serial production to…

UTK: Doctoral Student Explores the Intersection of 3D Printing, Microfluidics & Bioprinting

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Doctoral student, Peter Golden Shankles, presents his dissertation on ‘Interfacing to Biological Systems Using Microfluidics,’ discussing the popular new field of microfluidics and the 3D…

RSNA Releases Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing

Part of the thrill of 3D printing is in that sense of lawlessness: experiencing the ability to create and manufacture on a whim. In the medical field, however, rules and…

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Lars Brouwers on 3D Printing for Complex Fractures and Helping in Sierra Leone

Lars Brouwers is a surgeon in training and a researcher at the Radboudumc and the Elisabeth-Tweesteden hospital. He investigates the value of 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the treatment…

Penn State Tech Startup Kijenzi: Improving the Medical Equipment Supply Chain in Kenya’s Clinics

The topic of healthcare and associated challenges is universal, but in areas like Kenya, some may find it impossible to get the care they need in rural areas; in fact,…

Pennsylvania: Doctors Reconstruct 13-Month-Old’s Airway with 3D Printed Implanted Splint

A little girl in Susquehanna Valley, PA left Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital after spending her first 13 months there. The innovation of 3D printing played a major part in…

BioPrinting with Alzheimer’s Stem Cells May Lead to Improved Drug Testing & Treatment

Alzheimer’s studies give many of us hope, whether we have a relative or friend suffering from the dreaded disease—or simply because we are hoping that a cure will be there…

Science in the Age of Experience: Additive Manufacturing Symposium Draws Expert Discussion on Progress, Challenges

This week in Boston, Dassault Systèmes is hosting its popular Science in the Age of Experience event, which opened Monday with a full-day Additive Manufacturing Symposium (as well as symposia dedicated…

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SME Announces Keynote Speakers for RAPID + TCT: 3D Printing in Sports, Aerospace, Medicine, The Future

Nonprofit organization SME, which supports the manufacturing industry, has spent months getting ready for the 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference, which begins this Monday, April 23, in Fort Worth, Texas….

Additive Manufacturing Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing Will Return in January

We’re long past the days when 3D printing was just a fun, creative tool for hobbyists, and many industries have been taking notice over the years and making the investment….

SME Examines Point-of-Care Manufacturing Enabled by 3D Printing

Point-of-care (POC) is a nontraditional form of manufacturing. The just-in-time creation of things like 3D printed surgical instruments and guides, anatomical models, scaffolds, and prosthetics based on patients’ personal medical…

Miami University Researchers Work Together to 3D Print Better Bones

With the development and adoption of medical technology like x-rays, anaesthesia and antisepsis in the mid to late 1800’s that allowed doctors to treat broken bones surgically, the science of…

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SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in…

3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the…

Switzerland: FEMTOprint Has an Eye on 3D Printing for MedTech Applications

FEMTOprint, headquartered in Muzzano, Switzerland, has recently partnered with Galatea Lab, Instant Lab (EPFL, Switzerland), and the Jules-Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital (Lausanne, Switzerland) to explore how 3D printing can further the…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit Focused on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

I had the privilege of attending a two-day Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry conference on January 22nd and 23rd in Washington, D.C. at the Army and Navy Club….

Comprehensive KCE Report Offers Framework and Overview of 3D Printed High-Risk Medical Devices

According to a new report, published under a Creative Commons license by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Center (KCE), the combined medical and dental sectors make up the third largest…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has…

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…

China: Porimy Creates 3D Printer That Makes Dentures in a Week

Whether you are living completely off the grid, or even under a rock, it is impossible to escape both the conversation revolving around—and the reality of—the expenses of health care…

Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced…