Category Archives: 3D pharmaceuticals

WFIRM 3D bioprinted Body on a Chip responds to billion dollar screening deficiency

On average, 90% of new drugs developed by pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. fail to make it to a commercial market due to inadequacy of the current screening process. As a result, the manufacturers and researchers involved are seeking a better alternative to up the odds of the industry’s roulette, and save money in a […]

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 …

3D Medical Expo 2017 3D Printing Industry Preview

3D Printing Industry are at the 3D Medical Expo in Maastricht at the southern tip of the Netherlands. Over the course of two days, four …