• UTSA set to 3D print organs now?

    utsa teja guda organ 3d print

    Researchers at UTSA are planning to start printing organs by next year. Dr. Guda expresses how regenerating bones and muscle tissues would no longer be a dream in world of medical bioprinting, cutting off the donor's list criteria on large scale.

  • Low Cost Otoscope to help diagnose Hearing loss

    Group of at Texas A&M University designed an otoscope using 3-D printer which is far cheaper and willl greatly assist in diagnosing hearing losses around the globe. This otoscope, when plugged with smartphone, takes photos inside the ear. Smartphone usage is what makes the otoscope so cheap.

  • 3D Printed Ovaries to arrive for Women

    Researchers team led by Dr. Monica stated at Boston Endocrine's Society-"we developed this implant with downstream human applications in mind" after the successful performance review of 3D printed ovaries in mice. The researchers had already planned to deliver this promising hope to women who can't have babies.

  • 3D Technology delivering Superheroes now?

    KidMob and Robohands united two years back as an innovative idea to help build 3D printed prosthetics for disabled children. However, this idea saw brilliance when creative minds introduced superhero like prototypes for their prosthetics.

  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery gives boy a new Nose

    After 5 years of self-imposed isolation, Dallan Jennet finally found 3D nose transplant at New York city which totally reconstructed his facial scarring and holed nose. This was indeed the first time in United states when 3D-printed nose was successfully implanted.

  • K2M Group ready to expand after FDA clearance

    After clearance from FDA 510(k) for CASCADIA Titanium Systems, K2M group is all set to become the leading company in the world for complex spinal solutions. K2M is excited to have their CASCADIA Cervical Interbody System working top on priorities, which is an innovation designed to relieve suffering for patients with degenerative spinal disorders.


  • 3D Printed Sensory Hairs are here by MITs

    After 3D printed hairs, MITs at cambridge had added further potential to them. These new 3D printed hairs are capable of interacting with environmentand have sensors in them.

  • 3D Bioprints to aid in Breast Cancer Treatment

    Researchers at UPCI and CMU are planning to use 3D printed models for studying breast pre-cancerous disease. This will aid in avoiding over-diagnosis and over-treatment of the tumor by creating 3d bioprinted breast ductal structure.

  • Joints are on the list too, What's next?

    3D technology is able to print almost everything today, and Joints have just added to list. Although, they were discovered earlier, the new biocompatibility of these new joints structure is really worth-noting. Scientists at Mount Sinai Centre are already preparing the 3d printed joints that can mimic patient's own joints.

  • Can 3D Printing tackle Brain Cancer?


    A newly diagnosed brain cancer has poor prognosis, but Dr. Shu and Dr. Leslie at Heriot-Watt University believe their research can be the landmark of future. Lab growth cancer cells are useless, but 3D printed cancer cells can mimic body environment. This can help this team discover more effective and responsive treatment for brain cancer.

  • College Student 3D prints his own braces for less than 60$

    Using a Stratasys Dimension 1200es 3D printer from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Amos Dudley, a digital design student, 3D Printed his own set of orthodontic aligners. Since it was a DIY aligner costing less than 60$ compared to 1K$, it went viral within a week.

  • 3D Printer to replace Real Organs

    Researchers at Wake Forest University, North Carolina, say they have created a 3D printer that can actually replace real tissues, organs and bones in human body. Although the research has been performed at mice only, the success was a miracle without any necrosis or signs of cell death.

  • Solving the Secrets behind folds: 3D Printed Brain

    Scientists at Harvard University used 3D printed brain to learn how a human brain develops it's folds. The whole new concept that not only biochemical processes but physical forces are also involved in brain folds formation. This new discovery will help better understand the concepts behind neurological disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Schizophrenia.

  • First 3D Printed Drug to get FDA Approval

    U.S Food and Drug Administration has approved 3d printed drug for the first time. Aprecia pharmaceuticals 3D printed Spiritam, generic of levetiracetam, which will be used to treat epilepsy. This 3D printed drug is made by ZipDose technique, with better solubility.

  • Fastest 3D Printer could print in minutes

    NewPro3D of Vancouver, Canada, has developed 3D printer ILI™, Intelligent Liquid Interface, that can finish the process in minutes compared to hours. This is simply done by eliminating the dead time of printing process, peeling and layering and so, they call it Continous Printing.

  • 'Live' Blood Vessels are now 3D Printed

    Researchers at Lawrence Livermore,California , have successfully 3D printed live blood vessels from cells and organic material. These vessels are capable of self-assembling and delivering nutrients, but are being worked on for further organization before they can be used in real transplants.

  • 3D Printed Heart gives toddler a hope

    After being diagnosed for congenital heart defect, Jemma Starks, received 3 open-heart surgeries. Preparing for the fourth surgery, the surgeons are delighted to use exact copy of Jemma's heart made from 3D printing. The family is happy to know what exactly are they dealing with before preparing for treatment and surgeries.

  • 3D Printed Titanium Digital Fusion Implant receives FDA 510(k) clearance

    Titanium based digital fusion of bones of extremities is the first product of Additive Orthopaedics to receive FDA 510(k) clearance. The Limited Liability Company, Additive Orthopaedics, is seeing this oppurtunity as future of surgeries as the 3D Printing Market continues to expand globally.

  • 3D Printed Maps help the Blind and Visually Impaired

    Jason Kim and Howon Lee, undergraduate students of Joseph Kohn Training Center, Livingston, 3D printed a set of maps for their university. Exclaiming- "Students have to memorize everything, because they can’t carry the map with them", they added the exploratory technology for the the blinds community.

  • After 400k$, TriFusion Devices bags another 35k$ for 3D Printing

    After winning the Grand prize of 400k$ at Rice Business Plan Competition, TriFusion Devices won another 35k$ as the second prize. The newly arrived 3D printing company launched by three Texas A&M students is beating all heats of the competition and emerging as superpower in world of 3D technology.

  • 3D Printing pumps life to Artificial Organs

    Researchers at Rice University and University of Pennsylvania have developed a 3D Printed Implant with an intricate network of blood vessels using sugar and silicone. This implant will deliver oxygen and nutrients to all cells in an artificial organ or tissue implant and thereby, helping them grow despite body liability to supply them.

  • Brain Surgery made possible with 3D Printing

    New York state resident Theresa Flint was diagnosed with an aneurysm but it became worse when surgery couldn't be done due to complications. Stratasys, leading 3D printing production, helped the surgeons develop 3D model of cerebral vessels of Flint and a successful brain surgery.

  • 13 year old receives 3D Printed Christmas gift

    13 year-old girl Rebekah Jensen from Virgina was surprised when she received 3D Printed prosthetic hand at Marymount University. When falimy was rejected the traditional prosthetic hand by insurance companies, Dr. Eric Bubar through e-NABLE helped Rebekah for prosthetic hand costing as low as 50$.

  • 3D Printed Medical Gear specific for Neonates

    Researchers at Northeastern University have developed medical hardware which can be 3D printed specific for any sized newborn. The matching geometry with patient will help avoiding complications like puncturing veins and injuring delicate tissues.

  • 5 Year Old gets her Heart 3D Printed for Surgery

    Mia Gonzalez, a 5 year-old girl received a successful open heart surgery at Miami’s Nicklaus Children’s Hospital after the surgeon used the 3D Printed model of her heart. Mia was suffering from congenital defect, Double aortic arch, which had been misdiagnosed as Asthma. Surgeon Dr. Redmond Burke visualized the whole operation before it could be actually performed.

  • 3D Printing in Gel could be the future for Organs

    Researchers at the University of Florida have developed 3D printed Gel made of acrylic acid polymer. This Gel will acts as a scaffold to hold the structure in place during the printing process, thereby, establishing the future of 3D Printed Organs.

  • Baby shielded before Surgery through 3D Printing


    Using the 3D printing technology, Doctors of University of Michigan successfully performed a surgery on a foetus. The unknown abnormality could have block the baby's airway at birth, but 3D Printed model of foetus face using MRI removed the guesswork of the surgery.

  • Canadian TVG Company seeks funds for 3D Printer with Braille

    Started by Rebecca and her husband, Emmanuel, Canadian company Tactile Vision Graphics is seeking funds to develop Braille-friendly 3D printer. Rebecca, who is vision impaired, intends to develop this unique printer by themselves specifically for blind people.

  • Artist Amy Karle designing a Prototype Hand of Stem cells

    Amy Karle, a media artist, is prototyping a hand after she wished an exoskeleton for herself. Working with bioscientist Chris Venter in Pier 9's Bio/Nano Lab and Autodesk materials scientist John Vericella, she is currently developing the hand using Stem cells and Ember printer.

  • 3D Printing the Brain Cancer Tumors

    Scottish scientists from the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have successfully 3D printed a brain tumor including the Glioblastoma. They believe it will help them develop treatment plans to help 250,000 cancer sufferers worldwide.

  • Born without hand but Greater hopes

    Frankie Grieco of Wilmington, a 9 year-old kid was born without right hand and always wished to ride bicycle. Her mother, Rachel approached e-NABLE, and 18 third-grade boys in Frankie’s Cub Scout pack helped him build his prosthetic 3d Printed hand.

  • Basketball shooting with 3D Printed hand

    11 year-old Logan was unable to shoot into basketballs with his traditional prosthetic. Combining efforts of AIO Robotics and 3D printing for Everyone(3D4E), Logan received his 3 fingered prosthetic hand which he tested at UCLA campus for perfect shoots.

  • 3k$ 3D Printed Replica of yours is here!

    Voodoo manufacturing, a new york based body and design firm is printing full body replica for 3000$ using the 3D printing technology. With the help of MakerBot 3d printers, the company will provide you with 11″ x 6″ x 6″ replica in 88 pieces later to be re-assembled.

  • 3D Printing to be Copyrighted?

    Copyright lawyer Mark Avsec, partner with Cleveland-based law firm Benesch, believe 3D printing need legal support for which he is currently working on. Since Ohio is becoming the epicentre for Additive manufacturing, designs need to be legalized and copyrighted for the boom of business sector.

  • Blood Delivering Drones by Flirtey


    Drone delivery service Flirtey, in collaboration with Dr. Amukele, plans to test ship-to-shore drone delivery in Cape May, New Jersey, on June 23rd. Their hexacopters will carry 5.5 pounds of cargo, travel at about 30 mph, and will greatly assist in delivering blood samples from disease outbreaks to testing facilities.

  • Scientists 3D Print Liver closest to Real one

    Scientists at University of California, San Diego, have successfully 3D Printed Human Liver model, almost resembling human liver with its hexagonal structure. With combination of liver cells and supporting cells, this model can help pharmaceutical companies to develop better treatment plans.

  • 3D Printed O2Vent to fix Snoring and Sleep apnoea

    Oventus, an Australian-based medical device company will preview O2Vent device this week at the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine events in Denver. Oventus devices have a breathing airway at the front of the appliance that delivers air to the back of the mouth bypassing multiple obstructions from the nose, soft palate and tongue, thus targeting patients of Sleep Apnoea and Snoring.

  • 3D Printing to come from MRI

    Nano Dimesnion has announced that it has filed patent application too U.S Patent and Trademark Office for the 3D printing of stem cells. The patent discloses it will be using MRI and CT scans to print biological structure of the tissue or organ using 3D bioprinter and bioink materials. The patent came after concept of 3D printing stem cells weeks back.

  • 3D Printing to come for Modern Warfare

    3D Printing has been revolutionising many sectors, Military is now on the go. British defence firm BAE Systems had already put a 3D printed part in their Tornado jet fighter, while U.S military is planning to create portable 3D printers which they can carry in between wars to print for a spare part or perhaps tweak the design.

  • J&J launches World Without Disease QuickFire challenge

    Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Janssen Research and Development have announced to launch a challenge competition worth £343k prize and an entrance to J&J Innovation, JLABS community. World Without Disease QuickFire challenge invites to find disease solutions from across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer sectors, where winner be selected after their solution tops four of the criteria.

  • “Next Step” Prosthetic Leg Coverings by UWM

    Frankie Flood, professor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM), is working on "Next Step" with help of three of UWM students. Next Step is a project that involves the creation of a 3D printable prosthetic leg covering to restore anatomical shape of the affected limb, to be customizable and to be 3D printable specifically for Veterans that intend to have leg prosthetic designed according to their personality.

  • 3D Printing for Marines

    On June 1-2, Marines from MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina, were introduced with 3D Printing to apply problem-solving techniques to create and print 3D designs. Using Invent3D printer, they were assigned to assemble them and learn about military occupational specialties and their capabilities.

  • Wipro partners with Authentise for Additive Manufacturing Services

    Wipro limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced on June 8, about its partnership with Mountain view based Authentise Inc, leading provider of 3D printing technologies and consulting services. This alliance is expected to deliver full spectrum of 3D printing services including consulting, design optimization, software & system integration, product management and testing services.

  • Metamason closes $3M for 3D Printed CPAP Masks

    Metamason is the first company to 3D print CPAP masks, used for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. With $3M raised by seed funding from 3P Equity Partners, company is currently looking forward for FDA Clearance & Clinical Trials For 3D Printed CPAP Masks.

  • 3D Printed Placenta can aid in Pre-eclampsia treatment

    Pre-eclampsia of pregnancy can be fatal for fetus and mother and the 2D models doesn't help much in treatment regimens. John P. Fisher, Che-Ying Kuo and colleagues developed a 3D printed model of placenta with placenta tissue including trophoblasts, epidermal growth factor and other key elements, that can help in developing treatment plans for pre-eclampsia.

  • Nursing Students design 3D Printed Pill Boxes for HIV/AIDS Patients

    AIDS is one of the diseases where patients require to take many medications to keep up with increased immunity loss. To tackle the issue of carrying so many pills, nursing students of Caldwell University have developed a unique pillbox for such patients. While the course, they worked on their design with interim director of Jennings LIbrary Ellen Johnston.

  • Smashing the Boris: 3D Printed Tumor


    Ten year-old Casey Doyle was diagnosed with Synovial cell sarcoma, whose 3D Printed model he first smashed at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Later, Surgeons at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital removed the tumor in March, and helping get him another 3-D model replica of his tumor using MRI and polylactic acid.

  • Stryker Spine Division to introduce Tritanium PL Cage

    Stryker Titatnium PL Cage

    Stryker’s Spine division has developed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar (PL) Cage, a 3D-printed inter-vertebral body fusion device that aids in lumbar spinal fixation for patients with degenerative disc disease. This will be introduced at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting April 30–May 4, 2016, in Chicago and is expected to be widely available for orthopaedics and neurosurgeons in mid-2016.

  • Conjoined Twins separated using 3D Printed Model

    Conjoined Twins 3D Print

    10 months old conjoined twins, Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith were facing difficulties as their organs were attached and couldn't be operated easily. However, surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital used Materialise’s Mimics software to design a 3D-printed model using CT scans and finally separated them successfully after 30 hours and 26 clinicians team.

  • OneRing for Parkinsonsim by 15 year-old

    OneRing Parkinson

    Utkarsh Tandon, an Indian American kid from California, 3d printed a medical device for Parkisnon's patients called OneRing inspired by Lord of Rings movie for which he won California State Science Fair and given grant from UCLS Brain Research Institute. The plastic ring contains a microchip and records wearer’s movements as Dyskinesia, Bradykinesia, and tremor.

  • Medical Gears at RAPID Conference 2016


    RAPID Conference was held at Orlando, US from May 17-19,2016. Many world-wide companies attended the conference with zeal and there were many medical gears worth eye catching, including the Titanium hip, Patient Specific device manufacturing and a Custom printed porous skull implant.

  • Students to invent Scaffolds for Tissues

    Students at Rutgers University-Camde, New Jersey, are working with bioprinters for the first time to develop scaffolds for tissues. They are characterizing the materials of scaffolding to determine how applicable they'll be with the cells used to create tissues. On other hand, David Salas-de la Cruz, an assistant professor of chemistry is interested in biodegradable biomaterials.

  • FAU Students build hopes for Sierra Leone Survivor

     Sierra Leone 3D Print

    Damba Koroma, a survivor of Sierra Leone Civil war was left without a hand, thanks to Florida Atlantic University engineering graduate students who build her 3D Printed Prosthetic hand out of their pockets. Weinthal and Coarsey are now looking forward with bigger hopes for their "The Bionic Glove Project".

  • Organovo Conference calls for Organs

    Organovo Conference 2016

    With successful launch of it's product exVive3D™ Human Liver Tissue in November 2014, Organovo Holdings company has started to extend its feet in the market of 3D Printing. With Skin tissue agreement with L'Oreal and the bio-ink deal with Merck, company is looking forward for further research developments in the upcoming months as stated in the recent conference.

  • "Printing with Purpose" Campaign receives 35 Prosthetics for e-NABLE

     Printing with a Purpose

    The four day annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas had its "Printing with a Purpose" campaign held by Robo3D for funding e-NABLE Community Foundation. Robo3D announced that they received 35 3-D Printed Prosthetics which were used in Enable Community Foundation's recent 'Hand-a-thon' held on the expo floor during BodyHacking Con in Austin.

  • 3D Printing saves Conjoined Twins

    Conjoined Twins Washington USA 3D Print
    Tyler and Tyson were two twins sharing chest, abdomen and a liver creating difficulties for their surgical separation. However, using 3D Printing technology, surgeons at Children's National Medical Center in Washington created models and were able to visualize the whole operation before the actual surgery, thereby leading a successful surgery.

  • 3D Printed Mini-Brains for Zika Virus

     3D Printed Mini Brains for Zika Virus

    Researchers at Johns Hopkin's University in Baltimore have developed cost-effective ways of growing mini-brains in lab, which will be used to study the Zika virus. These Mini-Brains were grown by 3D Printed Bio-reactors designed by high school students and using neural stem cells, and will help in developing treatment regimes for Zika virus.

  • 3D Printed Hand for Girl born without Fingers

     Emmy Hoffman 3D Printed Hand

    Emmy Hoffman from Philadelphia was born with Symbrachydactly, which didn't allow her to fingers to grow since birth. Shoemaker and a team at Mission College collaborated to produce a 3D Printed Prosthetic hand for Emmy, helping her ride her new bike again.

  • 3D Printed Pizza for Astronauts: says NASA

     3D Printed Pizza Nasa

    BeeHex, a Texas company commissioned by NASA, has developed a device to 3D Print pizzas for astronauts who are scheduled to go Mars around 2030. While this device will churn out fine pizzas within half a minute, the bio-ink is edible and will roll out its manufacture soon.

  • Ankle Foot Orthosis by University Students

    Ankle Foot Orthosis

    A team of students from Gonzaga University have developed an Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) which can be 3D Printed within 2 days compared to weeks. This AFO is produced after using 3D Scanner to get accurate measurements, and then printing it using CAD software.

  • 4Web Medical launches 3D Printed Posterior Spine Truss System

     4Web launches Posterior Spine Truss

    4WEB Medical recently announced at the North American Spine Society annual meeting in Chicago that the company has launched its Posterior Spine Truss System in the U.S. market. This Posterior Spine Truss System will provide treatment options to lumbar spine patients and one of the finest implants.

  • Nalaxone gets 3D Printed from Firm Frog

     Nalaxone 3D Print

    Jonathan Grossman, an Industrial designer at global design firm Frog, San Francisco, designed a better nasal version of Nalaxone administering device which will auto-administer Nalaxone to Opoid victims. Since nasal version is first to respond to opoid overdose, Grossman used 3D Printer to beat the odds of previous versions with this Narcon Device.

  • The 3D Printed Heart Library is indeed priceless

     3D Printed Heart Library

    3D Printed Hearts have been used by surgeons since long as the perfect virtual guide to surgeries. Since the Jump Trading Center of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center opened back in 2013, there have been alot of advancement, and now they have whole library with more than 40 3D printed hearts.

  • Nano Dimensions files patent for 3D Printed Shielded Conductors

     Nano Dimensions Patent

    Nano Dimensions ltd announced today that they filed a patent application with US for printing of shielded conductors combined in a Printed Circuit Board (PCB). They have developed a 3d printing method that creates printed sheaths to shield conductors like insulated cables.

  • Inspired by 3D Printing, Students prepare their own plans

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    Students of Lynbrook High School’s Advanced Design and Innovation Class are studying 3D printing, and they’re using it to design adaptive and assistive devices for children, namely the children at St. Mary’s Hospital. Using the design and drafting skills, they are building devices like customized wheelchair trays, adaptive spoons, cause/effect toys and iPad stylus pens.

  • 3D Printed Muscles for Robots

     3D Printed Robotic Muscles

    An international team, lead by Kwang Kim with University of Nevada, is now developing artificial muscles to give robots the ability to grasp, stretch, and squish objects. These muscles will be printed using a 3D printed electroactive polymer called Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites, which is a synthetic material that changes shape in response to electricity.

  • Elementary School Kids produce 3D Printed Hand

     3D Printed Prosthetic Hand by Kids

    Ethan James, a 10 year-old boy received prosthetic hand for himself after he and his fellow fourth-grade classmates at Roy B. Kelley Elementary School designed it. With some role from e-NABLE, this boy born without his right hand, is now able to live a better life with his new hand.

  • 3D Printed Prosthetics Implants can help Amputees

     Fitted 3D Printed Prosthetic Implants

    Researchers at University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University have developed a Prosthetic Implant that can be fitted as per amputee requirement and timing. These implants need t conform to patient's specific anatomy and require 12 month rehabilitation. However, FDA has not approved implanted prosthetic sockets for general use; but only for research purposes.

  • Origami inspires Tiny Surgical Devices

     Origami inspires 3D Print BYU

    Researchers at Brigham Young University have begun experimenting origami based 3D Printing to create miniature versions surgical tools. These surgical tools will allow surgeons to make such small incisions that no sutures are necessary for post-op healing.

  • Stratasys with CYBER Team to transform 3D Printed Orthotic Devices

     Stratasys Cyber Team Orthotics

    The University of Michigan has partnered with Altair Engineering and Stratasys to form the CYBER team and work together to leverage 3D printing and Industry 4.0 to transform Ankle Foot Orthotics (AFO). To accomplish this, the CYBER team will create the digital workflow for additive manufacturing (AM) design, while connecting the digital thread in a cloud-based cyber physical system.

  • Denver University Researches use BioBots to Print Body Parts

     Denver University BioBots 3D Printing

    Researchers at Denver University are currently working with a 3D bioprinter called BioBots after forming a partnership with Denver’s 3D Printing Store. This will allow them to create made-to-order replicas of organs, tissues and other parts, while they have already started printing custom replicas of heart valves using patients’ MRIs and CT scans.

  • The REDAPT Cup: Smith & Nephew Unveils 3D Printed Titanium Hip Implant

     Smith and Nephew RedApt Titanium Hip Implant

    Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, unveiled their new REDAPT™ Revision Acetabular Fully Porous Cup with CONCELOC™ Technology at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in Orlando. The entirely porous implant are 3D Printed to allow ingrowth while mimicking structure of cancellous bone with locking screws.

  • 3D Printed Tracheal Splints become Life-Savior again

     3D Print Tracheal Splints

    An adolescent girl suffering from Tracheobronchomalacia, a rare congenital breathing disorder, recently underwent a surgery at CS Mott Children's Hospital, receiving the 3D Printed Tracheal Splint. Using Polycaprolactone and MRI & CTs, Dr Glenn Green was able to print the Splint-supported Trachea.

  • Materialise Will Unveil Software Suite for Hospital 3D Printing

     3D Printing Materialise Software for Hospitals

    At the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Materialise will be introducing a new software suite for 3D printing in hospitals. The suite will allow hospitals to create better pre-operation plans, master 3D printing file preparations, 3D print anatomical models for complex cases, and integrate 3D printing into the surgical workflow.

  • Onkos Surgical Uses 3D Printed Medical Model for Cancer Case

     Oncos Surgical 3D Print Cancer

    Dr. Francis Patterson, the Attending Musculoskeletal Oncology Physician and Assistant Professor at University Hospital in Newark, was helped with 3D Printed model of a tumor which was to be resected from a patient's pelvic region. The CT scan and Imaging technology of the patient’s pelvic tumor and surrounding bone and tissues were used to 3D print the model .

  • Effects of 3D Printing on Health: RMIT Research

     RMIT University Effects of 3D Print on Health

    Researchers from the School of Science have found photopolymers used in 3D printing which are toxic and exposure them can potentially pose health and environmental risks. Though these health risks are currently unknown but allergies through skin contacts are possible, as skin is the most common route of exposure to photopolymers during handling of parts and 3D printing materials.

  • Red Hat Films produces Award-Winning Open-Source Documentary about e-NABLE

     Red Hat Films Open Source Stories Short Film

    Open Source Stories, a new project from Red Hat Films, works to highlight those who are engaged in the open-source world and won the 2016 West Chester Film FestivalAward for Best Documentary Film and Official Selection for the 2016 Reel to Reel International Film Festival’s Official Selection, Open Source Stories: e-NABLE. This documentary is currently being featured from June 27-June 30 at the Red Hat Summit, which is also being streamed live from their San Francisco event.

  • Create Prosthetics deliver First Medical Grade 3D Printed Arm to Earthquake Survivor

     Create Prosthetics deliver First Medical Grade 3D Printed Arm to Earthquake Survivor

    NY based Create Prosthetics created the first ever medical-grade 3D Printed arm prosthetic which was delivered to a young Haitian mother by Jeff Erenstone. The 20 year old Haitian mother, Danis Exulise had lost her hand after being trapped under rubble of earthquake in 2010. The arm weighs 2 pounds and Create Prosthetics now seek North America for selling these arm kits.

  • Frozen-Inspired 3D Printed Hand for Little Girl

     Frozen Inspired 3D Printed Hand

    Karissa Mitchell from New York, was born without her right hand, but students at Siena College helped her get 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand. The students, along with an eight-member team at e-NABLE, created a 3D-printed prosthetic hand in an ice blue color with decorative snowflakes to represent Mitchell’s favorite movie, Frozen.

  • 3D Printing saves life of Baby born with Brain Outside his Skull

     Bentley Yoder gets treatment for Encephalocele by 3D Print

    Bentley Yoder, a 7-month old was born with encephalocele, rare congenital defect that causes brain to grow outside of the skull. Using 3D Printing technology, Dr. John Meara at Boston Children’s Hospital was able to perform reconstructive surgery and 5 hours later, Bentley was reported to be doing well in recovery.

  • Utah Mom beats Kidney Cancer, Thanks to 3D Printing

     Utah Mom beats Kidney Cancer with 3D Print

    Linda Green, inhabitant of Utah, had a malignant tumor underneath her ribs which required to be removed before it could spread to other organs. Using 3D reconstruction and 3D Printing, Dr. Jay Bishoff from Intermountain Medical Center, was able to excise the tumor without damaging any vital part of Linda.

  • Rhinoplasty Implants by Multi-Planar Processing

     Rhinoplasty 3D Printing

    Facial Prototyping has been performed with 3D Systems Model 660 Pro by Dr. Avsar in New York and Rhinoplasty Implants by Dr. Pablo Prichard out of Phoenix which are made of FDA approved material. FACS (Facial Active Coding System) has helped creating the grids for Craniofacial planning to be used for Rhinoplasty Implants.

  • American Process Inc. Partners With Swansea University to Develop 3D Printed Tissue Using Nanocellulose

    American Process Inc. Partners With Swansea University to Develop 3D Printed Tissue Using Nanocellulose

    American Process Inc. (API), an Atlanta-based company dedicated to the development of renewable biomass materials, has entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Swansea University Medical Schoolin Wales to develop 3D printed cartilage to be used for facial reconstruction. Under this JDA, cells will be blended with various formulations of nano-cellulose scaffold material and 3D-printed into tissues for reconstructive surgery.

  • SME announces 2016 SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition Winners

    3D Print Competition Stratasys SME

    SME, working with Stratasys, sponsored a student additive manufacturing competition at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21-23 with aim to help contestants better understand additive manufacturing applications. Out of 22 teams, 6 teams won Prizes including scholarships from the SME Education Foundation, a MakerBot Mini printer, 3D mouse, and SolidWorks 3D CAD design software.

  • 3D Printed Joints that will fight Infections

    3D Printed Joints that will fight Infections

    A team of researchers at Rowan University, New Jersey, is developing smart Replacement-Joints for patients that will fight off infection with pre-loaded drug delivery system in them. Printable in 3-16 hrs, these replacement pieces are bio-compatible and will be loaded with anti-biotics that will be released automatically if infection is suspected.

  • Cyfuse Applications partners with Cell Applications for Regenova Use Outside Japan

     Cyfuse Applications partners with Cell Applications for Regenova Use Outside Japan

    Cell Applications, Inc. and Cyfuse Biomedical K.K. have announced that advanced tissue-engineering services are now available in North America using a new three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting approach called the "Kenzan Method". Using Cyfuse Biomedical's Regenova® 3D Bio Printer, Cell Applications has created a pay-for-service bio-printing model that makes scaffold-free tissue available immediately to scientists in the U.S. and Canada for research use.

  • Cotton Candy Machine can help 3D Print Artifical Organs

     Cotton Candy Machine can help 3D Print Artifical Organs

    Researchers at Vanderbilt University have been harnessing cotton candy machines to spin out threads similar in size, density and complexity to the patterns formed by biocapillaries. Already announced that they have succeeded in using this unorthodox technique to produce a 3D artificial capillary system, they are working on fiber networks that can be used as templates to produce the capillary systems required to create full-scale artificial organs.

  • A Better World for War Veterans: Thanks to 3D Printing

     A Better World for War Veterans 3D Printing

    3D Printing is helping the Veterans and War Officers to regain their parts of life lost during battle by providing them with Prosthetics. Liacouras, Director of Service for 3D Medical Applications Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, is one of those who uses 3D Printing Technology to improve people’s quality of life by pushing the fields of prosthetics and orthotics forward.

  • 3D Printing Bone outside the Human Body

     Epibone 3D Printing Bone outside the Human Body

    NYC-based startup called EpiBone is working to discover alternate sources for 3D printing bone, and one of the abundant source is animal bone material. EpiBone team is building a 3D printed scaffold to create an environment in which a body’s own fat tissue stem cells can grow into new bone for which they are using animal bones that have been stripped of all its cellular material.

  • Customized 3D Printed Meal for US Army

     Customized 3D Printed Meal for US Army

    Scientists are working ways out to meet the nutritional requirements of soldiers using the 3D Printing Technology. Lauren Oleksyk, a food technologist at the US Army's Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center believes 3D Printed Meals can be the best and fastest approach to meet specific caloric requirements for the army.

  • Phoenix Surgeons showcases 3D Printed Facial Reconstruction

     Phoenix Surgeons showcases 3D Printed Facial Reconstruction

    Jake Reynolds from Glendale was rushed to HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center in Phoenix where doctors found his whole face was crushed like pulp and required Facial Reconstruction. Luckily, Dr. Pablo Prichard was working as the trauma surgeon on the floor who used a high-definition CT scan to develop a 3-D printed implant to reconstruct Reynold’s face.

  • Virtual Skin 3D FAM IV Trainer to revolutionize Medical Education


    Gary Chang & Michael Lu, the FAM technology developers from Stanford have developed an IV Injection Trainer based on cutting edge 3D printing FAM technology. It was presented at recently held CES Asia conference in Shanghai and now has been extended for clinical use to medical students offering a human-like touch with its silicone pad and more durablibility. It can be easily customized as per preferred hardness, skin color, vein diameter & depth.

  • LEGO-Like 3D Printable Modular Blocks to Build Customized Lab Instruments


    Researchers and Students at the University of California, Riverside have created a Lego-like system of blocks that will enable users to make chemical and biological research instruments quickly, easily and affordably. The blocks, which are called Multifluidic Evolutionary Components (MECs) because of their flexibility and adaptability are designed to work together, and users can build apparatus--like bioreactors for making alternative fuels or acid-base titration tools.

  • FDA Principal Investigator seeks Feedback


    The FDA issued draft guidance on 3D-printed devices in May and has already cleared 85 medical devices and one prescription drug manufactured via 3D printing. The guidance has been open for comments until August while the officials note the rules stop short of addressing products that involve biological material.

  • Oventus Medical Successfully debuts O2Vent on ASX with CSIRO

    Oventus Medical Successfully debuts O2Vent on ASX with CSIRO

    With recently getting the clearance from US FDA for O2VentTM Mono device, Oventus Medical has now successfully registered its listing on the ASX on 19 July 2016 with a fully subscribed IPO. The company’s O2VentTM  range incorporates an airway to bypass nasal, soft palate and tongue obstructions. The company has also registered its next generation O2VentTM T titratable device with the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and launched the device for consumers through an expanded network of dentists.

  • 17-year Old aims to Recycle, reFORM, Reprint

    Aaron Westbrook aims to Recycle reFORM Reprint with Kickstarter Campaign

    17-year old Aaron Westbrook from Ohio is seeking e-NABLE to create 3D Printed Prosthetics which will have much less impact on the environment. With his official non-profit organization, Form5, he is developing ways to make low-cost 3D printed devices from reused and recycled plastic, especially ABS and PLA.He has also started a Kickstarter campaign to grab some funds to buy the tools required for this innovative idea.

  • Police Seeks 3D Print FingerPrinting to Solve Murder Case

    Police Seeks 3D Print to Solve Murder Case

    Law enforcement officers approached the 3D Print Lab of Anil Jain, a professor at Michigan State University seeking help in solving a murder case using the 3D Print Technology. Police believed that scans of the victim’s fingerprints from a previous arrest could help unlock his phone and might provide clues as to who killed him.

  • Eight Year Old gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand from CMU Students

    Eight Year Old gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand from CMU Students

    8-Year old Michael Bell was suffering with Moebius Syndrome, a neurological disorder that left him without his left arm. However, he received a 3D Printed Hand from CMU’s MakerBot Innovation Center, Breckenridge where Austin Brittain created the device for him using the e-NABLE template. The device was named Phoneix hand and costs less than $100.

  • 4Web Medical receives FDA Clearance for Lateral Interbody Fusion Devices

    4Web Medical Start 3D Printed Implant Industry Lateral Spine Truss System

    The Texas-based 4Web Medical Company has just announced that they received FDA clearance for their Lateral Interbody Fusion Devices. The platform consists of the Cervical Spine Truss System, the ALIF Spine Truss System, the Posterior Spine Truss System and the Osteotomy Truss System.  4WEB is currently developing truss implant designs for knee, hip, trauma and patient specific procedures where the patient will benefit from optimal porosity and osseous incorporation.

  • Inside 3D Printing Conference & Exp San Diego starts Registration

    Inside 3D Printing Conference Exp San Diego starts Registration

    Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo San Diego is going to take place on December 14 and 15 at the San Diego Convention Center, of which the four tracks for the show have been announced recently : The Business Track, The Manufacturing Track, The Medical Track and The Metal Track. The Medical Track at the show will offer insight into the design and manufacturing of customized implants, dental devices, tissues, etc. using a variety of additive technologies. Registration is currently open until September 16.

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