MIT Researchers Develop a “Living Tattoo” Made from 3D Printed Bacteria

MIT Researchers Develop a “Living Tattoo” Made from 3D Printed Bacteria »

21 Jan, 2018
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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are taking 3D printing one step further. Their findings, recently published in Advanced Materials, indicate that the methods used for traditional 3D printing can also be used to print living materials; they were able to integrate programmable bacteria into their 3D printing ink.

3DHeals event explores 3D printing in healthcare

3DHeals event explores 3D printing in healthcare »

In the world of health tech, 3D printing may not get as much buzz as robotics or machine learning. But that’s something 3DHeals wants to change. Its first-ever Boston event on Aug. 3 focused on 3D printing and its challenges and opportunities for healthcare.

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers »

But this isn’t the first time the hospital’s SIMPeds program has pioneered patient simulation–and likely won’t be the last.

3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Wins James Dyson Award

3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Wins James Dyson Award »

The low-cost, open-sourced design rides wave of prosthetics “revolution”

With 3D Printing, Pharmaceuticals Gain Precision, Potency

With 3D Printing, Pharmaceuticals Gain Precision, Potency »

Last month, the FDA approved manufacture of the world’s first 3D printed pill Spritam, an anti-epileptic seizure drug. We caught up with Michael Cima, one of the inventors of 3D printing and a professor at MIT, to find out what this development means for the future of the pharmaceutical industry.

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

22 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

15 May, 2015
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1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

8 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
3D Printing in Healthcare: Promises and Challenges

3D Printing in Healthcare: Promises and Challenges »

28 Apr, 2015
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Prosthetic arms from e-Nabling the Future. Photo by Krina Patel. The  INSIDE 3D PRINTING conference, held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC from April 15 – 17, 2015, offered insights into the positive inroads 3D printing has made in various areas of health care, including tissue generation, mechanical prosthetics, implants and…
The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015

The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015 »

Our friends at the Brigham Innovation Hub recently developed a list of the Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015, which we're excited to share! Their process began with gathering answers to this big question: What are the most promising upcoming healthcare innovations that are likely to have the biggest impact on improving patient care in…

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