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.

Pakistani Researchers Create 3D Printed Drug Delivery Device

Munam Arshad from Pakistan under his thesis for MS Mechanical Engineering, recently outlined the effectiveness of 3D Printing in drug delivery via a vibrating mechanism that moves the medications through small ‘slits.’ Using PMC-744 as the material of choice due to its biocompatibility and flexibility, the research team 3D Printed the final model using SOLIDWORKS and PLA, featuring one system with both a haptic motor and drug reservoir with drug release area .