Category Archives: 3D printed pills

Aprecia signs pill 3D printing partnership for treatment of rare conditions

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first and only FDA approved 3D printed drug Spritam, has entered into an agreement with Cycle Pharmaceuticals Ltd. based in Cambridge, UK. The companies will work together using Aprecia’s binder jet 3D printing to produce orphan drugs for treatment of rare medical conditions. The benefits of 3D printed drugs Aprecia’s […]

Aprecia signs pill 3D printing partnership for treatment of rare conditions

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first and only FDA approved 3D printed drug Spritam, has entered into an agreement with Cycle Pharmaceuticals Ltd. based in Cambridge, UK. The companies will work together using Aprecia’s binder jet 3D printing to produce orphan drugs for treatment of rare medical conditions. The benefits of 3D printed drugs Aprecia’s […]

FDA makes statement concerning the future of 3D printing in medicine

The increasing availability of 3D printed medical devices, like hip implants or cranial plates, and the potential benefits of 3D printed drugs, makes additive manufacturing in healthcare hard to ignore. Committed to assuring the safety of such products, the FDA has been keeping a watchful eye on the technology’s progress, both internally and through the […]

St. John’s researchers lay groundwork for 3D printed antipsychotic drugs

3D printing has the potential to usher in a new era of point-of-care, personalized medication. With custom meds, pharmacists and physicians could provide patients with a dosage tailor made to their unique physiology, delivering more effective treatment in a record amount of time. Though this vision as yet is far from achieving certification, researchers around […]

St. John’s researchers lay groundwork for 3D printed antipsychotic drugs

3D printing has the potential to usher in a new era of point-of-care, personalized medication. With custom meds, pharmacists and physicians could provide patients with a dosage tailor made to their unique physiology, delivering more effective treatment in a record amount of time. Though this vision as yet is far from achieving certification, researchers around […]

Michigan vapor jet 3D printed medicines treat cancer as well as other drugs

A new method of 3D printing custom medication has been developed at the University of Michigan. The method uses an electronics manufacturing technique called Organic Vapor Jet Printing (OVJP), the technique is capable of layering multiple drugs on a single surface by spraying them as a fine gas. In an earlier study OVJP is described […]

3D printed pills: interview with FabRx at University College London

Are 3D printed pills the future? We visited a London laboratory to find out.

Established by academics from University College London (UCL) in 2014, FabRx is …

3D printed polyester filament is just the tonic for drug-releasing implants

Research from the University of Greifswald, Germany, uses quinine, a substance found in tonic water also used to treat malaria, to study 3D printer filaments …

Advances in 3D Medicine Printing at 3D Medical Expo 2017

The final day of the 3D Medical Expo 2017 in Maastricht, featured a full program of 9 seminars from industry experts looking at the possibilities …