regenerative medicine

Three Key Hurdles Restraining the Growth of the Tissue Engineering Field

The interdisciplinary field of regenerative medicine – comprised of tissue engineering (TE), cell therapy (CT), and gene therapy (GT) – is growing rapidly, characterized by groundbreaking therapeutic advances that have…

3D Printing Silk to Make Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine Research

Silk isn’t just used to make gorgeous, expensive clothing—this biocompatible, natural protein fiber is much stronger than it looks. The protein is made of 75% biocompatible fibroin, and 3D printed silk…

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Startup Accelerator: Volumetric Aims to Be the Tissue Bioprinting Farm of the Future

Startup Accelerator is an article series with a focus on new and exciting companies in the 3D printing space, in which 3DPrint.com speaks to startup leadership about their unique technologies…

Bioprinting: Cellink Partners with Kugelmeiers for 3D Cell Culture Spheroid Kits

Cellink partnered with Swiss medical technology manufacturer Kugelmeiers to offer a solution for more convenient and effective 3D cell culturing. The newly available Cellink Spheroid Kits combine Kugelmeiers’ Sphericalplate 5D…

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Segway Inventor Hopes to Mass Produce Human Tissues and Organs

With more than 440 patents under his belt, American engineer and inventor Dean Kamen has been searching for technological solutions to medical and social welfare dilemmas since he was a…

New Facility for Bioengineering Research Opens in Los Angeles

In a world eager to solve the problem of rejection in organ transplantation, a young American scientist developed a breakthrough test in 1964 that would help establish the compatibility of…

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A Guide to Bioprinting: Understanding a Booming Industry

The success of bioprinting could become the key enabler that personalized medicine, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine need to become a part of medical arsenals. Breakthroughs in bioprinting will enable…

RMMS: The Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Society Will Target Unmet Needs in 3D Bioprinting

To deal with the challenges in regenerative medicine, in 2018, pioneer bioprinting expert Anthony Atala announced the foundation of an organization dedicated solely to advancing the field through manufacturing. Known…

ORGANTRANS: An EU Project Will Develop a Liver Tissue 3D Printing Platform

Bioengineering our healthcare evolution is what leads researchers to create functional tissues that could one day become the basis to replicate a human organ. With what seems to be a…

Aspiration Assisted Bioprinting: A New Method for Precise Printing of Tissue Spheroids

In the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, an increased interest and use of bioprinting technology is changing the way researchers are conducting investigations. To satisfy particular requirements of…

Nanyang Technological University: Thesis Validates Use of Bessel Beams in Laser-Based 3D Printing

Andy Wen Loong Liew has submitted a thesis, ‘Laser-based 3D printing using bessel beams for tissue engineering applications’ to Nanyang Technological University. Exploring a new technique for bioprinting, Liew studies…

Wake Forest Researchers Claim to Bioprint Skeletal Muscle Constructs With Neural Cell Integration, in Rats

Scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), in North Carolina, have found a way to advance the 3D bioprinting technique they developed to engineer skeletal muscle as a…

Marc Thurner Launches mimiX Biotherapeutics to Bioprint in the OR Using Sound

The biofabrication race is on. Scientists around the world are competing and the rise of biotechnological commercial players has diversified the field, moving fast to keep up with high expectations…

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…

CollPlant Biotechnologies Raise $5.5 Million

Regenerative medicine company CollPlant announced new fundraising of $5.5 million in convertible loans intended to support the advancement of their research projects in the fields of medical aesthetics and 3D…

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…

Digilab: On the State of Bioprinting Today

In a recent interview with Digilab‘s CEO Sidney Braginsky, Senior Applications Manager Igor Zlatkin, and John Moore, President and COO, 3DPrint.com got a glimpse of the focus, future, and advances…

A Bioprinting World Map

With 119 established bioprinting companies and many entrepreneurs around the world showing interest in the emerging field, it’s just a matter of time before it becomes one of the most…

Electrospinning Fibers for Better Success in 3D Printing Biomimetic Scaffolds

In ‘Three-dimensional printed electrospun fiber-based scaffold for cartilage regeneration,’ Chinese researchers attempt to improve on processes for creating better materials and customized geometries in bioprinting. Here, they not only employ…

An Indian Bioprinting Startup is Working on 3D Printed ‘Liquid Cornea’ for Corneal Grafts

In the last few years, there has been a continuous growth of bioprinting companies around the world, probably because the medical field is one of the most exciting industries taking…

Dr. Anthony Atala Explains the Frontiers of Bioprinting for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest

Anthony Atala is a pediatric surgeon, urologist and directs the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North Carolina. Together with 400 colleagues and in a work that spans…

Bone Regeneration: Continued Potential & Success with Titanium in Additive Manufacturing

In ‘Bone Regeneration on Implants of Titanium Alloys Produced By Laser Powder Bed Fusion: A Review,” the authors examine the continued potential for titanium in bioprinting, as this metal continues…

Bioprinting 101 – Part 11, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Here is a brief introduction to regenerative medicine and 3d bioprinting. This is article 10 in our bioprinting series.

Biological Gradients Help Researchers Understand More in Bioprinting

Gradients present in structures today help us understand more about their properties, and this is critical in areas like bioprinting. Through replicating gradients we can begin to make accurate high…