Bioprinting comes alive (but not in the way you might imagine it)

Although it has captured the public imagination, bioprinting fully functioning vascularized whole organs won’t become a reality any time soon. Nor does it need to, says Ibrahim Ozbolat, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa (UI; Iowa City, IA). “That will be very challenging. But we can bioprint something that functions in a similar manner and meets the needs of the patient. It’s more realistic to print a simulacrum that performs the same function rather than an exact replica,” Ozbolat told PlasticsToday . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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Bioprinting comes alive (but not in the way you might imagine it)

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