Proof of concept 3D printed cornea

Newcastle University’s Che Connonhas developed proof-of-concept researchthat could lead to a 3D printed cornea. Stem cells  from a healthy donor cornea were mixed with alginate and collagen to create a printable bio-ink.  A 3D printer...

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Less invasive, soft tissue artificial retina

Oxford University student Vanessa Restrepo-Schild is developing a synthetic, soft tissue retina that more closely resembles human tissue than current artificial retina technology. Unlike existing implants, the cell-cultures are created from natural, biodegradable materials...

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