A novel microplate 3D bioprinting platform for the engineering of muscle and tendon tissues

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Posted in Partners achievements on 03.09.2018

In our ageing society, there is a huge medical need for therapies against degenerative muscle and tendon diseases. This study by researchers from ZHAW and Novartis Institutes for  Biomedical Research describes a novel drug screening platform with  automated production of 3D musculoskeletal-tendon-like tissues,  representing a promising tool to address musculoskeletal diseases. Cells and bioink were printed using the 3DDiscovery™ bioprinter, in  dumbbell lines designed by regenHU’s integrated BioCAD™ program.

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