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Stem cell printing:a pathway to personalized medicine?

by Admin Pharma Chemicals on 04-14-2016 06:40AM in Announcements

Researchers at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University have developed a world-first 3D printing platform allowing them to print stem cells from adult donors. These can in turn be used to generate other cell types, such as brain, liver, or heart cells. Lead researcher Dr Will Shu explains how lab-engineered human tissue might be used for drug testing, disease modelling and even organ regeneration. Abi Millar reports.

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