50 Ideas to Change the World: Liver success holds promise of 3D organ printing

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New livers, hearts, kidneys: the idea of one day being able to 3D print replacement human organs has been a dream for scientists working in the field of regenerative medicine. The ability to print whole organs is still in the distance but work is under way across multiple laboratories to print tissues of the liver, the most regenerative organ in the body.

Period5 Mar 2018

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  • TitleLiver success holds promise of 3D organ printing
    Media name/outletFinancial Times
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/03/18
    DescriptionNew livers, hearts, kidneys: the idea of one day being able to 3D print replacement human organs has been a dream for scientists working in the field of regenerative medicine. The ability to print whole organs is still in the distance but work is under way across multiple laboratories to print tissues of the liver, the most regenerative organ in the body.
    PersonsDavid Hay, Stuart Forbes