November 2015

Getting that skeleton out of the…lab! Growing and 3D printing bones of the future

2016-10-19T10:06:21+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|English, OBMinitiative|

The skeleton is out of the closet! The news that I am about to break to you is quite revolutionary, actually! Nothing scandalous. Today we are going to delve into one of the most over-looked aspects of our bodies- the things that give our body a structure, hold us together, and grant us mobility - [...]

July 2015

Orthobiologics are the future for bone healing

2016-10-19T10:06:52+00:00 July 30th, 2015|English, News|

Innovations in biomaterials, graft design and other technologies have pushed these products to the forefront of the industry, says Frost & Sullivan LONDON, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Autografts, the gold standard of bone grafts, have several limitations. As a result, new orthobiologics products are being developed for the benefit of patients as well as [...]

Chinese researchers 3D print rabbit and goat bones for implantation

2016-10-19T10:06:55+00:00 July 20th, 2015|English, News|

You can mark my words that one day we will see entirely 3D printed organs, bones, and other bodily tissues implanted into human beings. Perhaps it won’t be for another 10, 20, 50 or 100 years, but one day in the future we will surely see this breakthrough emerge. Some may say we aren’t all [...]

New doughy material promises 3D printed bone repairs

2016-10-24T00:15:24+00:00 July 12th, 2015|English, News|

It looks a bit like bread dough, and a new bio-material which can be used to fill bone fractures holds the promise of being capable of forming a bond as strong as the spongy structures of human bone – and yet still allowing needed cells and proteins to pass through. Researchers at the University of [...]

Osteo3d launches large new repository of 3D printed medical models

2015-07-30T21:29:55+00:00 July 4th, 2015|English, News|

Osteo3d has just released a unique online repository of 3D medical models that should prove enormously helpful in not only introducing doctors and other professionals to the world of 3D printed resources, but also in giving them quick and easy access to the tools they need for being able to better treat their patients. As everyone is probably [...]

June 2015

Exovite aims to heal your broken bone faster with 3D printing

2016-10-24T00:15:46+00:00 June 29th, 2015|English, News|

Breaking a bone is both painful and debilitating, but more than that, it brings with it a long period of healing and recovery – but fear not. A Spanish firm with a background in “Tele-RHB, E-Health and M-Health that promotes technological innovation in tools and medical procedures” is using 3D printing and science to cut down [...]

In Europa si introduce la stampa 3D delle ossa umane

2016-10-24T12:23:37+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Italian, OBMinitiative|

Europe is introducing 3D printed bones, are we ready to meet this changemaker technology in everyday health assistance? We are also pleased to welcome Chiara Fassari, whose curiosity will make us discover the great revolution of new biomedical technologies. Over to you Chiara!  E' davvero un piacere dare il benvenuto a Chiara Fassari, persona dai mille interessi la [...]

Moscow researchers 3D print bone substitutes with ceramic powder 3D printer

2016-10-19T10:07:10+00:00 June 10th, 2015|News|

The collaborative effort of researchers from a variety of institutes in Moscow has resulted in a paper published in the most recent issue of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. The researchers hail from the A.A. Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science of Russian Academy of Sciences; Institute of Laser and Information Technologies, Russian Academy of Sciences; Human Stem Cells [...]

May 2015

3D printed bones beginning human trials

2016-10-19T10:07:19+00:00 May 26th, 2015|News|

It was a long time coming, but after so many hopes and promises for the bioprinting revolution to finally happen here is the first true sign that we could be in for a table flipping in how we medically approach new treatments for patients around the world. We heard in March that a Chinese company called Xi’an [...]

Europe starts 3D printing human bones

2016-10-19T10:07:19+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|News|

The idea of 3D printing has taken a while to catch on in the realm of manufacturing, where it has proven to provide for large cost reductions throughout the manufacturing sector. At the desktop level, 3D printing has provided a method for ordinary people to create working prototypes of their ideas, which eventually will lead [...]