OBM News 2016-10-19T10:05:20+00:00

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Open BioMedical News

the editorial team of the OBM Initiative that works to spread knowledge about Open Source and 3D printable technologies and their applications in the biomedical and biological fields. We always search for motivated and curious writers from all around the World to support our mission. If you want to join us, write to press@openbiomedical.org!

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The Editorial Team


Valentino Megale
Valentino Megale
Orlando Rossi
Orlando Rossi
Lusiana Pasquini
Lusiana Pasquini
Fabia Timaco
Fabia Timaco
Chiara Fassari
Chiara Fassari
Andrea La Frazia
Andrea La Frazia
Nicole Rinaldi
Nicole Rinaldi
Sunao Kumura
Sunao Kumura
Pierre Padilla
Pierre Padilla
Lee Mun Ching
Lee Mun Ching
Angela Ameruoso
Angela Ameruoso
Omole Olumuyiwa
Omole Olumuyiwa

marzo 2017

3D printed orthoses could help out children with cerebral palsy

By | marzo 25th, 2017|Categories: English, News|Tags: , |

The lives of families affected by cerebral palsy could soon be made a little easier with the help of 3D printing technology. After the condition caused the tragic death of their son, a couple have [...]

Open Bionics wins $1M prize from UAE for 3D printed bionic arms

By | marzo 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

3D printed prosthetic hand maker Open Bionics has taken home the International UAE Robotics for Good Award, a recognition that includes $1 million in funding. The award, which was presented to the UK-based startup this [...]

Ohio boy with heart in wrong place breathes freely for first time after 3D printing-assisted surgery

By | marzo 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio have used 3D printing to operate on boy with Heterotaxy syndrome, a rare birth defect. Doctors said the boy’s heart seemed to have "two right sides" and no left, [...]

febbraio 2017

Polish researchers 3D print affordable preoperative liver model using FDM technology

By | febbraio 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

A team of researchers from the Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland have successfully 3D printed a preoperative planning model of a human liver for only $150. The research project serves to demonstrate that [...]

TINA: the new 3D printed hand of the Open BioMedical Initiative presented in Poland

By | febbraio 1st, 2017|Categories: English, OBMinitiative, OBMstory|Tags: , , |

2017 started with great news! Last week the Open BioMedical Initiative has arrived for the first time in Poland introducing its mission to the public at the Fab Lab in Lodz. The choice of the [...]

dicembre 2016

Smartphone and 3D printed parts combine to create cheap and easy live cell imaging

By | dicembre 27th, 2016|Categories: English, News|Tags: , |

Live cell imaging is no longer the stuff of high-end hospitals and research labs. A powerful tool for studying cells, as well as how they respond to different treatments such as drugs or toxins, live [...]