Category Archives: Kenzan

Indiana University awarded $9 million for 3D bioprinted organ research

Dr. Burcin Ekser and his research team at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) have been awarded $9 million to further their 3D bioprinting research for the development of transplantable organs. A three year deal, the money was contributed by Lung Biotechnology PBC,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), that is also working with 3D Systems. […]

Kyushu University demonstrates 3D bioprinted liver bud implant

The field of regenerative medicine holds the promise of creating more effective treatment for damaged organ and tissues by activating the body’s natural repair system. Researchers around the globe are continually producing viable sample tissues, but there are fewer examples of effectiveness inside living organisms. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from leading academic institutions in Japan […]

Researchers in Kyoto pin-down 3D printed regenerative nerve tissue

Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan have successfully implanted 3D printed cells into the thighs of lab rats. The 3D bioprinting used is the Kenzan …