Category Archives: Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center

British Heart Foundation funds pioneering medical model 3D printing at Great Ormond Street Hospital

According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), each year, there are over 4600 babies born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) – potentially life-threatening defects within the structure of the heart. With the unique qualities of each defect, researchers at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London are developing 3D printed replicas of children’s hearts for […]

The Georgia research lab patching children’s hearts with 3D printing

The Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center, aptly abbreviated as HeRO, is at the cutting edge of tissue engineering. A part of Georgia Tech and Emory University, HeRO is developing therapies that can change children’s lives and, unsurprisingly, 3D printing is playing its role in that plan. The Davis Group, led by HeRO director Michael Davis, […]