In the News: 3D-Printing Breakthroughs in Medicine

June 1, 2016
From 3D printed pills to ovaries, pharmaceuticals to orthopedics, 3D printing brings innumerable capabilities to the world of medicine.

This gallery explores recent research impacting 3D printing in pharmaceutical drugs, tissue engineering, orthopedics, and clinical testing. When it comes to custom-made products in medicine, 3D printing enables rapid, effective, and low-cost benefits. Because their intended for use in human patients, such applications still must be approved by the FDA. Presented here are applications making a splash in the medical field. 

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Leah Scully | Associate Content Producer

Leah Scully is a graduate of The College of New Jersey. She has a BS degree in Biomedical Engineering with a mechanical specialization.  Leah is responsible for Machine Design’s news items that cover industry trends, research, and applied science and engineering, along with product galleries. Visit her on Facebook, or view her profile on LinkedIn

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