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Jan 20, 2020

3D Bioprinted Organ Just Took Its First “Breath”

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, bioprinting, biotech/medical

3D bio-printed Lung tissue.


Rice University researcher’s bioprinting method could be scaled up to one day construct an entire organ and allow organs to be made using some of a patient’s own cells to prevent organ rejection. Researcher’s long term goals are to bioprint fully functioning organs. Synthetic organs can extend the waiting period of an average 3.6 years for a real organ.

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