Printing a human kidney with a 3D printer

March 14, 2011 · 1 comment

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Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.

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Subjects: Biology, Engineering, Human Body

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Sandy Moats July 6, 2011 at 7:24 pm

I am interested in investing in 3d tissue printing, if this message is at all in your category of interest.


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