May 29, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

bioengineering organs

5 min read

Need a new liver, pancreas, or other vital organ? I’ll print one right up for you…that is in about 10 years. My intern Lakshmi did a great job on her guest piece last week on the promise of 3D printing in stem cell-based bioengineering including organ and tissue production. It’s an incredibly exciting area of biomedical science. In theory in the future we could literally have new organs printed by specialized forms of 3D printers (e.g. see the image of a 3D printer at left …Read More