January 31, 2013
3D printing makes its way into cancer research lab
Bioprinting company Organovo today announced a collaboration with Oregon Health & Science University�s Knight Cancer Institute in which it will create 3D models of breast and pancreatic tumors for researchers to use in drug discovery and development. MedCity News reports via @Info3Dprinter.
... Today, researchers use animal models and cell lines to identify and test potential new drugs. Having more robust, 3D disease models for what Carroll called �preclinical-plus� testing could give researchers better insight into how tumors behave and how they respond to drugs.
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