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3D printing may be used as powerful tool for neural tissue engineering according to new research. Degenerative diseases or trauma are the primary cause of neural damage. Experts believe that in the U.S. alone there are approximate [...]

By using a Stratasys Objet Eden350V 3D Printer, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK are saving three to four hours in surgical time per surgery, and costs are reduced by up to £20,000 per operation. The hospital had previou [...]

Researchers from the University of Tokyo have successfully 3D bioprinted a scaffold-free human 'mini-liver'. According to the research team, they were able to "construct a small portion of liver tissue that could stably maintain d [...]

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has announced plans to develop organs suitable for human transplant in a collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR). The multi-year agreement will first focus on regenerative medicine f [...]

British manufacturing company Renishaw is supporting the establishment of a specialist medical 3D printing center in Southern Ontario, Canada. Known as the Additive Design in Surgical Solutions (ADEISS) Centre, the project is the  [...]

Researchers from Duke University have used a $300 3D printer together with a special hydrogel material to create life-like knee implants. The group has attempted to address the large number of meniscus knee injuries that are notor [...]

DePuy Synthes, an orthopaedic and neurological branch of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), has acquired 3D printing technology from Michigan-based Tissue Regeneration Systems. The full financial terms remain undisclosed, but the t [...]

As medicine searches for new ways to improve procedures and patient care, 3D printed and modeled organs have become a valued approach to simulate the conditions of the human body. As not every operation can take a "textbook" appro [...]

Parsippany, NJ based Onkos Surgical, Inc., was founded in 2015 as specialist medtech company with a focus on surgical oncology. Early investors in the company were 3D printing venture, 3D Systems who has now provided further finan [...]

Researchers from Seoul National University of Science and Technology in Korea have published the schematics for an open source 3D bioprinter. The authors of the paper explain that 3D printing, “is considered to be a major driving [...]