3d printing in Medicine and Health

3D printed personalized pills with MIT in Silicon Valley

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Multiply Labs makes robots that print customized pills.  A customer can select minerals, vitamins, or other compounds (caffeine, for instance) and specify dosages and release times.  This allows you to design a personalized capsule.  A two week supply is delivered to you.  You can update your capcule as your needs change.
According to their website, their technology allows supplements to be released in your body at different times throughout the day, optimizing the supplements’ absorption through a dissolution process.  The capsule is made up of two 3D printed compartments of varying thicknesses.  The “sooner release” corresponds to the compartment with the thinner wall, while the “later release” corresponds to the compartment with the thicker wall.  This technology uses knowledge of both robotics and pharmaceuticals.
Y Combinator, a startup incubator, has approached Multiply Labs to join it.  Multiply Labs has four co-founders, all in their 20s, Parietti (CEO), Tiffany Kuo MBA ’16 (head of marketing and operations), MBA candidate Joe Wilson (head of product), and Alice Melocchi (CTO).  According to Kuo “We took these ourselves when we first presented before Y Combinator,” she adds. “We equipped them with vitamins and a late-afternoon release of caffeine, to keep us at our best. And, hey, it worked.”

http://news.mit.edu/2016/print-me-a-pill-multiply-labs-1102

https://multiplylabs.com/
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Dr. 3d Printer (3D printers Server Octoprint vs Repetier comparison)

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According to Ron Place, he is our Dr for Dr. 3D Printer (3D printers Server Octoprint vs Repetier comparison),” This is the video showing a comparison between Octoprint and Repetier Server. They are both great alternatives”.:)

 

https://octoprint.org/

https://wp.me/p64ptu-1R1

 

Researchers 3D-Print A Human Cornea, May Save Millions From Blindness — CBS Atlanta

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK (CBS Local) – Researchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have successfully created the first ever 3D-printed cornea, giving millions at risk of going blind new hope. British scientists combined human stem cells with a mixture of alginate and collagen to produce a “bio-ink” that can be used by a 3D…

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