Tag: 3D

Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment

February 3, 2021

Via: The Medical News

World-first 3D printed esophageal stents developed by the University of South Australia could revolutionize the delivery of chemotherapy drugs to provide more accurate, effective and personalized treatment for patients with esophageal cancer. Fabricated from polyurethane filament and incorporating the chemotherapy […]

Innovation, Med Tech

3D body mapping device may improve post-chemo cell therapy success

June 27, 2019


The team hopes the technology will improve the success rate of cell therapies for patients who have sustained organ damage from chemotherapy, cardiovascular disease and other medical issues. Tissue engineering represents one of the fastest growing medical markets in the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers 3D-print image-sensing array to create bionic eye

August 29, 2018


Researchers at the University of Minnesota, US, have 3D-printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface, which can be used to create a bionic eye to assist blind and partially sighted people in seeing better. The research was […]

Innovation, Med Tech

3D modeling of drug resistance could lead to more effective cancer treatment

July 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the research of a University of Akron (UA) scientist that could lead to more effective cancer treatment. Dr. Hossein Tavana and students in his Tissue Engineering Microtechnologies lab recently developed and patented […]

Innovation, Research

3D mini brains put researchers on a fast track to repair the nervous system

December 8, 2017

Via: The Medical News

The Houston Methodist Research Institute is making mini brains from human stem cells that put researchers on a fast track to repair the nervous system after injury or disease of the brain and spinal cord. Houston Methodist neuroscientist Robert Krencik, […]

Med Tech

Mount Sinai Launches 3D Printing Services for Clinicians, Researchers

December 7, 2016

Via: Hitconsultant

Mount Sinai Health System has announced the creation of the Medical Modeling Core, a collaboration led by the Department of Neurosurgery, where clinicians can confer and order 3D printing models for their cases. Virtual reality, simulation, and 3D printing services […]

Med Tech

3D-printed organ models could aid individualized dosimetry in nuclear medicine

December 6, 2016

Via: The Medical News

In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality images. Optimal dosing for individual patients can be difficult to determine. That’s where 3D-printed organ models of varying size and shape could be of […]

Editorial, Med Tech

What makes 3D drug printing a huge improvement?

June 10, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

From March 2016 the first 3D printed drug approved by the FDA is officially available on the U.S. market. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ Spritam medication (active ingredient – Levetiracetam), destined for the treatment of partial onset, myoclonic, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures […]