pharmaceuticals

Hybrid Drug Delivery Systems Made by Combining FFF 3D Printing & Conventional Manufacturing

Over the last few years, research has shown that 3D printing has a lot of potential for fabricating drug delivery systems. Now, a group of researchers from the Aristotle University…

Lithoz Ready to “Pull the Trigger” on New 3D-Printed Drug & Vaccine Purification Method

3D printing may potentially have an impact on the way that pharmaceuticals and vaccines are produced, including those for fighting the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. The E.U.’s NESSIE project…

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…

Perdose: 72 Ways That We Could Use 3D Printing To Make More Effective Pharmaceuticals

In a previous article, we looked at how SLS, SLA, inkjet and FDM are making pills customized. 3D printing pharmaceuticals so that patients get exactly the right dose is a…

Interview with Wei Jian Goh of Craft Health on Personalized Medicine and Nutrition

Wei Jian Goh’s startup Craft Health makes personalized medicine and nutrition possible. The startup is one I’m very envious of as I’ve had a lot of ideas in this area…

LulzBot Releases Its First Bioprinter

Bioprinting is revolutionizing the way 3D printed tissues can be used to mimic in vivo conditions. The fields of regenerative medicine, pharmaceutical development, and cosmetic testing are benefiting from this…

Pharmaceutical Researchers Use REGEMAT 3D Technology for Drug Delivery

3D bioprinting is becoming an interesting alternative for medical professionals and research institutions that choose a more personalized treatment for their patients, this has potential to improve the quality of…

Researchers Recognize Transformative Power of 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals

Authors Ghadge Snehal, Aloorkar Nagesh, and Sudake Suresh from the Satara College of Pharmacy explore 3D printing of medication, and the possibilities for the future in ‘A Decisive Overview on Three Dimensional…

Bioprinting 101 Part 18 – Pharmaceutical Testing

A pharmaceutical test can be referred to as a clinical trial or a rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects. In…

New Research Paper Takes In-Depth Look at Challenges and Benefits of 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals

It might seem like a strange idea when you first think about it, but using 3D printing to fabricate pharmaceuticals actually makes sense for several beneficial reasons, including lower production…

3D Printed Mouthguards Designed for Use as Customized Drug Delivery Devices

The field of pharmaceuticals has welcomed many new innovations since 3D printing entered the picture, and one important application to take note of is drug delivery. We’ve seen capsules, micro-rockets, and…

3D Printing ROI: Pharmaceutical Company Sees 95% Part Cost Reduction, 70% Weight Reduction

In a new case study, global 3D printing leader Stratasys, which will soon introduce its new metal 3D printer, has explained how a top French pharmaceutical company was able to…

China Food and Drug Administration Issues New Draft Guidance for 3D Printed Medical Devices

Regulations make the world go ’round…especially when it comes to 3D printed medical devices. The US FDA released draft guidance in May 2016, seeking feedback and continuing to explore the…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 9, 2018

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – while the funding has fallen through for the Idea-2-Product 3D printing center in Colorado, efforts are…

‘Chemical MP3 Player’ Can 3D Print Pharmaceuticals On-Demand from Digital Code

Have you ever taken your old compact discs and converted them to MP3 files so you could listen to your favorite music on your laptop, or through a portable MP3…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert…

Kickstarter Campaigns: It’s All About Personalization in 3D Printed Medicine and Jewelry

When I was growing up, I hated drinking milk, and so had to take these giant, brown, disgusting calcium pills every night with dinner. My mother used to call them…

University of Michigan Adapts Electronics Manufacturing Technology to 3D Print Medicine

If you go onto any 3D model marketplace and search for “pill case,” you can find all sorts of 3D printable cases that allow you to sort and store your…

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to…

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…

Why Drug Testing May Be the Most Important Application of 3D Bioprinting

3D bioprinting is, needless to say, great cause for excitement. Usually, most people’s minds go immediately to one idea: the idea that in the future, we may be able to…

The R&D Aspects of 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals

With the release of the first 3D printed and FDA approved drug last year, pharmaceutical companies from all around are investing in 3D printing technologies. It has proven to be…

Why Would We Think About 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals?

A few months ago coming home from a conference, the cardiac physician queued alongside me to board the flight back to the US was skeptical about the merits of 3D…

3D Printing Customized Printlets Creates Personal Pharmaceutical Solutions — A Few Questions For: FabRx

Some medications don’t require a spoonful of sugar to go down easier — just 3D printing them into customized shapes and formulations might be just what the doctor (very literally)…