drvarun sqMedical 3D Printing & Bioprinting

Dr Varun Tyagi is a medical doctor who practices in India and writes about remarkable and historical landmarks throughout the medical world.  Dr Varun believes that 3D printing can help democratize medical care, making medical devices affordable and available to everyone on the planet.

NAFL disease

San Diego-based Viscient Biosciences has announced collaboration with Organovo to help establish a disease model for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver (NAFL) disease in bio-printed 3D liver samples. The CEO Taylor Crouch stated that their 3D disease models have the unique capability to demonstrate drug mechanisms of action and efficacy in a setting that closely mimics human livers.

 

Source: https://www.xconomy.com/san-diego/2017/11/06/new-biotech-viscient-partners-with-organovo-on-fatty-liver-disease/?single_page=true