Making a Better Bone Glue

May 18, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel bone-inspired material grows stronger with vibration
Just as a car is only as safe as its tire tread, artificial joint [MORE]

Running, Walking Stimulates Bone Marrow to Make Bone

May 11, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New bone-forming growth factor, Osteolectin
It has long been known that impact exercise—running, jumping, walking—strengthens bone by stimulating osteoblasts.  This is [MORE]

Regenerating Bone from Stem Cells

May 4, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerating bone from stem cells
“This study reports the in vitro differentiation of human bone marrow stromal cells into a functional [MORE]

More on Bioprinting Organoids

December 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aspiration-assisted freeform bioprinting process
From Penn State bioengineers: “we demonstrate 3D aspiration-assisted freeform bioprinting of tissue spheroids by precisely positioning them [MORE]

AI-Designed Bioscaffolds

November 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

AI speeds development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds
3D printing of bioscaffolds for tissue regeneration involves enough variables that machine learning can sort [MORE]

Regenerating Cartilage in Joints

October 20, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cartilage in the knee
In mice studies, Stanford researchers “used a molecule called bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP2) to kick off [MORE]

Lego-Like Structures for Bone Repair

September 29, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed microgel loaded with microcages as instructive scaffolds
“The tiny 3D printed cubes, which are only 1.5 mm on each [MORE]

A Bone Bandage

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

After a bone fracture, the naturally occurring purine nucleoside adenosine floods the injury site, but it does not necessarily remain [MORE]

3D Printed “Hyperelastic” Bone

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hyperelastic human spine bone
“Hyperelastic bone is a “3D-printed synthetic scaffold,” consisting mainly of bone mineral (hydroxyapatite) plus a widely used, [MORE]

Ultrasound Activation of Bone Regeneration

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone regeneration through ultrasound control of genes
University of Michigan bioengineers have shown a new method for regenerating bone and soft [MORE]

Stem Cell Family of the Human Skeleton

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone structure from human skeletal stem cells
Stanford University scientists have discovered true human skeletal stem cells for the first time.  [MORE]

Bioengineered Bone Grafts

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered bone grafts
At the New York Stem Cell Foundation, researchers use an innovative process to produce bone grafts in small [MORE]

Flexoelectricity in Bone Repair

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone Fracture
A research group in Barcelona Spain has observed that tiny bone fractures emit a low voltage electrical field that [MORE]

More on 3-D Printed Hard Implant

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Cranial Implant
Since the US FDA first approved 3-D printed implants for clinical use in 2013, hundreds of procedures have [MORE]