3D Printed Implant Promotes Nerve Cell Growth to Treat Spinal Cord Injury

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  • TBMG-33991
Published 2019-03-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Institute of Engineering in Medicine have used rapid 3D printing technologies to create a spinal cord, then successfully implanted that scaffolding, loaded with neural stem cells, into sites of severe spinal cord injury in rats.