Dr. Marc Jeschke

3D skin printer to repair deep wounds

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3D skin printer to repair deep wounds. According to Hakimi, “Our skin printer promises to tailor tissues to specific patients and wound characteristics and it’s very portable.”

The handheld device is the size of a small shoe box and weighs less than a kilogram. It also requires minimal operator training and eliminates the washing and incubation stages required by many conventional bio printers.

According to Professor Guenther, “Several steps are needed, but we are confident we will get there”.

This report was recently published in the Journal Lab on a Chip. Their research, led by Navid Hakimi (MIE Ph.D. candidate) under the supervision of Professor Axel Guenther (MIE, IBBME), and in collaboration with Dr. Marc Jeschke, director of the Ross-Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital.

According to Professor Guenther, “Several steps are needed, but we are confident we will get there”.

 

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-researchers-develop-portable-3d-skin-printer-repair-deep-wounds

 

 

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