Putting 3D Printing to Work to Heal Spinal Cord Injury

“For people whose spinal cords are injured in traffic accidents, sports mishaps, or other traumatic events, cell-based treatments have emerged as a potential avenue for encouraging healing. Now, taking advantage of advances in 3D printing technology, researchers have created customized implants that may boost the power of cell-based therapies for repairing injured spinal cords.”

See the full article by Dr. Francis Collins in the NIH Directors Blog 

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1 Response to Putting 3D Printing to Work to Heal Spinal Cord Injury

  1. Reblogged this on Embracing life after an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury and commented:
    As technology advances so do the treatments for SCI.

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