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

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-33991
Published March 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

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.