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Carbon Founder’s 3D Printed Vaccine Patch Could Increase Disease Immunity

One topic that may or may not be on everyone’s minds at the moment: vaccines. You may think we’re either getting too many of them or not enough of them….

3D Printed Microneedles Make for Less Painful Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Around the globe, 422 million people have diabetes, which means many of them need to monitor their daily glucose levels by pricking their finger to test the blood. I can’t…

University of Pittsburgh Uses 3D Printing to Create Microneedle Arrays for Vaccination

Many companies have been working on alternatives to needle-based drug and vaccine delivery as well as for minimally invasive patient testing. One extensively investigated alternative in recent decades has been…

Research in China Yields New DLP 3D Printed Microneedles

Chinese researchers are finding better ways to create microneedles, helping patients avoid some of the pain and discomfort offered by more conventional injection devices. Novel, 3D printed hydrogel microneedles help…

SLA 3D Printing For Microneedle Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

In the recently published ‘A 3D printed microfluidic-enabled hollow microneedle architecture for transdermal drug delivery,’ researchers explore innovative methods for delivering medication into the bloodstream via the skin. In this…

3D Printing Microneedles for Biomedical Applications

In the recently published ‘Biocompatible 3D Printed Microneedles for Transdermal, Intradermal, and Percutaneous Applications,’ authors Khalil Moussi, Abdullah Bukhamsin, Tania Hidalgo, and Jurgen Kosel explore the use of microneedles in…

University College Dublin: 3D Printing and Testing Molds for Microneedle Arrays

Microneedle arrays, or MNAs, are devices made up of micron-sized needles that make it possible to transfer a signal or compound across an outer layer of tissue, like skin. Because…