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Transcript of 3D BIOPRINTING
Dr. Gabor Forgacs
first human patients
Dr. Gabor Forgacs
How does the technology work?
How does it mature?
No DNA Rejection
Eliminates Immunosuppresant drugs
Eliminates organ donation
Lessen patient's waiting time
Expensive to both medical institutions and patients
Conflicts with moralities, cultural and religious beliefs
Thank you for listening!
Marie Eloise N. Enriquez
Yuri Emman Diez
Prints human organs
Prints bones, ears, eyes and other body parts
Prints skin on patients
Prints organs with tumours
Prints organs for drug test
Children's Hospital in Boston
University College in London
Washington State University
Printing of full functional organs will already be achieved in the near future.
In the case of the group of researchers in Washington State University, however, they believe that doctors will soon be able to produce 3D bones to replace bones with defects, to treat patients with osteoporosis and to use in dental procedures.
"A wide medical application with a higher success rate is expected for the years to come with this technology."
What is 3D Bioprinting?
BIOLOGY + 3D Printing
To create simple tissues and pieces of organs for implant
Continues to help create small-scale tissues for drug discovery and toxicity testing.
Faster printing time