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“Swift” Method for 3D Printing of Organs

January 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

SWIFT cardiac tissue cross section
Once again, the bioengineers at the Wyss Institute live up to their motto of “biologically inspired [MORE]

First Corneal Transplant from iPSCs

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corneal transplant
“A woman in Japan with a corneal disease has become the first person in the world to receive a [MORE]

Optical Tomography Bioprinting

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Volumetric bioprinting process
Bioprinting today is performed as an additive manufacturing process—layer by layer.  Researchers at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland) now show [MORE]

Printing an Adult-Sized Human Heart

November 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Rebuilding the human hear
Carnegie Mellon University researchers report “a method to 3D-bioprint collagen using freeform reversible embedding of suspended hydrogels [MORE]

Getting Oxygen into Regenerated Tissues

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen measurement in tissues
Tissue regeneration has accelerated from using hydrogels, but a next step is to see and be sure [MORE]

Implantable Scaffold for Meniscus Repair

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scaffold for meniscus repair
As the adult population ages, injuries to their knee joints—particularly torn menisci that were not repaired or [MORE]

Retinoic Acid and Self-Noncoding Double-Stranded RNA

October 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

dsRNA
Much of the excitement about regenerative medicine goes to regrowing internal organs for transplantation.  But wrinkles and scars are also [MORE]

3D Body Mapping of Damaged Organs

October 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D body scanning
Using a tissue scaffold with arrays of sensors, tissue engineers at Purdue University have shown how to monitor [MORE]

Cardiac Microcurrent Implant

October 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implant heals heart
Pulses of low current electricity can cause heart tissue to regenerate.  Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna [MORE]

How Peripheral Nerves Regenerate

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Repair of neurons
Injury to the nerves of the arms and leg—i.e. the peripheral nervous system—regenerate in a complicated process of [MORE]

Regenerating a Younger Gut

September 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Interaction between stem cells and Paneth Cells (red)
The “fountain of youth” was a myth, but there is a fountain of [MORE]

A 3D Printed Human Heart

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed heart
Bioengineers in Israel have created a 3D printed heart.  According to this piece: “To create their heart, the [MORE]

3-D Printed Corneas

August 27, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cornea
This news from Pohang University of Science and Technology (Pohang, South Korea: “Medical researchers have 3D printed an artificial cornea [MORE]

“Hair Farms”

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hair follicle
Using a 3D printer to make plastic molds for skin tissue, bioengineers at Columbia University added a “cocktail of [MORE]