Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a portable 3D skin printer that can repair deep wounds in two minutes or less.
Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.
Materialise is the world's first additive manufacturing company to receive FDA clearance for diagnostic 3D printed anatomical models. FDA clearance supports the continued growth of point-of-care 3D printing facilities.
The collaboration of 3D Systems and Stryker allows surgeons access to 3D printing and medical imaging technologies to help develop patient-specific procedures.
Researchers in Serbia have created a diagnostic tool to assess spine curvature in potential scoliosis patients. The benefits are less repeated radiation exposures, which are known to cause breast cancer in patients.
Candid, the dental startup, raised $15 million in a Series A financing round and now plan to expand their operations to find new customers.
Using an ultrasound machine and an inexpensive microchip, researchers are able to create 3D images and hopefully enhance medical care.
Two companies, Vestibular Today and 3D Brooklyn, have collaborated on a 3D printed inner ear to help vertigo sufferers.
An Australian man is the world first to receive a 3D printed shinbone after developing a bone infection days after his son was born.
Johnson & Johnson is using 3D printing to create many innovations in medicine including customized surgical tools and pills with sensors.
Formlabs announces two new biocompatible resins and a partnership with 3Shape. Both could simplify 3D printing for dentists everywhere.
The California nutritional startup Multiply Labs has developed a 3D printing process that creates personalized vitamin supplements.
Researchers at the University of Utah used 3D printing to prototype "Smart Glasses" with liquid lenses that adjust to the wearer's sight.
Lab-grown, 3D printed human skin could be the future of product testing. Now L'Oreal who have partnered up with bio-engineering start-up Organovo.
A 3D printed hairclip translates external sounds into vibration. "Ontenna" could be a big step for the hearing impaired.
Using a Raspberry Pi and 3D printing, a pair of German teenagers have developed a low-cost, eye-controlled wheelchair. And it's open source.