by Gabriele Addario, MERLN Institute
It is estimated that 10% of the worldwide population suffers from chronic kidney disease (CKD) with a rising tendency. Patients with CKD have limited treatment options and novel therapies that could halt or even reverse the progression of CKD are urgently needed. Bioprinting is considered one of the most promising approaches to generate novel 3D in vitro models and organ-like constructs to investigate underlying pathomechanisms of kidney diseases.
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by Dr. Jasper Van Hoorick, Project Leader, XPECT-INX
Biofabrication is the science using additive manufacturing (AM) for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. This field is undergoing a shift from fundamental to applied research, resulting in a rapidly growing market segment.
There are a lot of formulations described in literature. However, complicated or unreliable material feeds result in very low market penetration. Consequently, potentially breakthrough research is rarely transferred from bench to bedside.
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During two weeks from 26 January 2021 till 4 February 2021, Jakajima will organise four online 3D Medical Printing Conferences under the 3D Medical Printing Series name. Each conference will cover one specific 3D Printing Medical Topic:
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