Biological Tissue Printers
Anthony Atala Keynotes - The Anthony Atala speeches explore the remarkable advancements in regenerative medicine. He is the...
While it might sound absurd, the ability to print human organs is under development as a result of the public health crisis regarding the shortage of organs. Using a scanner, a computer detects the damaged tissue and sends that information to a printer. Some models will be able to repair the damaged tissue directly on the patient while other models are designed to print a three-dimensional, functioning organ that will then be transplanted into a patient’s body.
Like something from a science fiction film, developments in medical science continue to push boundaries.