pharmaceuticals

Professor of Microfluidics Discusses 3D Printing Benefits and Possible Future Improvements with Ultimaker

A lab-on-a-chip is pretty self-explanatory: it’s a miniature laboratory that is printed onto a microchip. But for the past 25 years, Professor David Barrow of Cardiff University in Wales has studied microfluidics, which…

Study Shows High Accuracy of Medicinal 3D Printing

A study led by University of Cambridge Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Daniel Markl and Chemical Engineering professor Dr. Axel Zeitler demonstrated the viability of 3D printing technology in structuring and printing active…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 9, 2016

Another week, another collection of important 3D printing news that we just didn’t have the chance to cover yet. With breaking news ranging from here on Earth to the orbit…

Aprecia’s 3D Printed Epilepsy Drug is Finally Commercially Available

Getting a new medication to the market is not a fast or easy process, no matter how promising the drug is. There’s the research and development phase, testing, more testing,…

Aprecia’s 3D Printed ZipDose Tablets Earn FDA Approval

You may recall that only weeks ago, we covered Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ promising new easy to swallow quick dissolving ZipDose tablets. The pioneering 3D printed tablets combine the ease of consumption associated…

Aprecia is Helping to Make Easier to Swallow Medicines with 3D Printing

If Mary Poppins were administering doses of medicine today, her song might just be changed to something like: “A 3D printed tablet makes the medicine go down…in the most delightful…

Organovo Presents Data on Fully Cellular 3D Bioprinted Kidney Tissue

Bioprinting is in our future. No longer the stuff of sci-fi dreams, the technology is taking a true hold in today’s world — and even in the dictionary. By bringing…

Swansea University Scientists Engineer 3D Bioprinted Tissues for Pharmaceutical Research

It has been announced, that a novel application of 3D-Bioprinting living tissue models for pharmaceutical testing is being developed at Swansea University-UK. A team of scientists have begun trailing a…