tissue engineering

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…

3D Printing Scaffolds for Regeneration of Tissue After Mastectomies & Tissue Damage

Researchers from Belgium and Germany explore topics in bioprinting, evaluating biocompatible structures in the recently published ‘Evaluation of 3D Printed Gelatin-Based Scaffolds with Varying Pore Size for MSC-Based Adipose Tissue…

Hydrogels in Bioprinting Today: Design Strategies for Emerging Applications

Researchers from Germany and China are working together to study the use of hydrogels in bioprinting further, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D printing of hydrogels: Rational design…

Researchers Address Benefits and Pitfalls in 3D Printing of Tissue

Authors Jesse K. Placone, Bhushan Mahadik, and John P. Fisher explore the benefits and challenges of tissue engineering. In the recently published ‘Addressing present pitfalls in 3D printing for tissue…

China: Crosslinking and Post-Polymerization for Composite Hydrogels

Chinese researchers are experimenting with materials for bioprinting, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Dual-Enzyme Crosslinking and Post-polymerization for Printing of Polysaccharide-Polymer Hydrogel.’ Tissue engineering, while yielding many successful…

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…

Researchers to Disrupt & Boost Bioprinting with Suspension Bath Techniques

Researchers from the US and the UK have been working together on complex and unique bioprinting techniques, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing in Suspension Baths: Keeping…

Studying 3D Printed PCL Structures in Tissue Engineering

Researchers from Sweden and Norway are making further strides in tissue engineering, with their recent findings published in ‘Computational and experimental characterization of 3D-printed PCL structures toward the design of…

Tissue Engineering: 3D Printed PLA Scaffolds for Seeding Human Dermal Fibroblasts

Researchers in Turkey are 3D printing with PLA in a new study regarding human dermal fibroblasts and tissue engineering of skin cells. Their new findings are outlined in ‘3D Printed…

Italy: Studying Properties & Geometry of Scaffold-Like Structures for Tissue Engineering

Italian authors Claudia Pagano, Lara Rebaioli, Francesco Baldi, and Irene Fassi explore the unique details of creating scaffold-like structures in the recently published ‘Mechanical behavior of scaffold-like structures: Research of…

Tissue Engineering in Turkey: Focus Turns to Melt Electrospinning & Hybrid Manufacturing

Turkish researchers from Sabanci University are taking tissue engineering a step further with new techniques for creating scaffolds, outlining their work in the recently published ‘Biomimicry in Bio-Manufacturing: Developments in…

Electrospun Scaffolds: Enhancements via 3D Printed Mesh Reinforcements

In the recently published ‘3D printed mesh reinforcements enhance the mechanical properties of electrospun scaffolds,’ US researchers explore the use of tissue engineering structures for both regeneration and repair, using…

Tissue Engineering & Bioprinting for Success in Hydrogel Microenvironments Today

In the recently published ‘Engineered 3D Polymer and Hydrogel Microenvironments for Cell Culture Applications,’ authors Daniel Fan, Urs Staufer, and Angelo Accardo explore the world of bioengineering and microenvironments, reviewing…

Researchers from NCSU and UNC Create a 3D Biomedical Fiber Printer

It’s been 10 weeks since the NFL 2019 season began and already dozens of players have suffered soft tissue injuries. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk is recovering from an…

Beijing University of Chemical Technology: 3D Printed HA/PCL Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

3D printed bone scaffolds used for tissue engineering purposes need to have a good amount of mechanical strength, since the scaffold needs to be able to provide support for the…

The Digital Factory Atmosphere: 3D Systems & Antleron Collaborate in Bioprinting

A new collaboration is in the works today between 3D Systems (Rock Hill, SC) and Antleron (Leuven, Belgium), with details just released regarding their dual venture into the world of…

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…

The Bioprinting Revolution: Accessible 3D Printing to Transform Cell Culture

In ‘The revolution will be open-source: how 3D bioprinting can change 3D cell culture,’ authors Robert D. Bruno, John Reid, and Patrick C. Sachs explore the revolutionary aspect of 3D…

3D Printing with Porous Ti6Al4V for Improved Dental Implants

As implants continue to be a challenge for dental patients, researchers from Taiwan are experimenting with better ways to accommodate bone defects after failed implants must be removed. Results of…

Bioprinting Hot Dogs with Hierarchical Structures

Researchers around the world continually surprise us with innovation, but rarely do they reach into the roots of popular culture—and the food that accompanies it—applying it to the world of…

China: Improving Cell Viability by Refining Structural Design in Scaffolds

Chinese researchers are seeking new ways to create stronger cell growth and sustainability in scaffolds. With their findings outlined in the recently published, ‘Structure-induced cell growth by 3D printing of…

Singapore: UV-Assisted Extrusion-Based Bioprinting to Make GelMA Hydrogels for Soft Tissue Engineering

It’s difficult to manufacture complex tissue constructs with the necessary mechanical properties and structure integrity when you’re with bioprinting in soft tissue engineering. Typically, scientists will use materials, like PCL,…

China: Researchers Improve on 3D Printing PCL Scaffolds with Extrusion-Based Cryogenics

Chinese researchers investigate the benefits of using biodegradable polymers for scaffolds, outlined in ‘Fabrication and characterization of porous polycaprolactone scaffold via extrusion-based cryogenic 3D printing for tissue engineering.’ Explaining that…

With a Focus on DLP: Researchers 3D Printing High Resolution Tricalcium Phosphate Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration

In ‘Application of high resolution DLP stereolithography for fabrication of tricalcium phosphate scaffolds for bone regeneration,’ researchers examine how to make complex, stable scaffolds based on β-tricalcium. Typically, there are…