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From our team at BIOLIFE4D, we hope everyone is staying healthy and safe during this trying time. We’re especially thinking of all individuals with underlying health conditions. Difficult circumstances like this make it even more important to be heart healthy and do all that you can to prevent heart disease.  Everyone can benefit by adapting…

As cases of COVID-19 spread throughout the country, our daily lives and routines will continue to be impacted. Quarantine is certainly a new concept for many people, but it’s so important to do all that you can to stay active and well. Below, we’ve outlined a few tips and suggestions to take a look at…

We are extremely proud to announce that recently, our Chief Science Officer Dr. Ravi Birla jointly published a paper in the prestigious scholarly journal, APL Bioengineering with Stuart K. Williams, a renowned expert within cardiovascular research and biomedical engineering.  From the entire BIOLIFE4D team, we would like to congratulate Dr. Birla on this remarkable accomplishment. It’s an…

Rather than a luxury, sleep should be considered a necessity. Achieving the proper amount of sleep can help your physical health, mental health, and overall wellbeing. When it comes to your physical health, a lack of sleep could cause disruptions in biological processes (such as blood pressure and inflammation) and also in underlying health conditions. Research suggests…

As we’ve continued through our journey toward 3D bioprinting a viable heart for human transplant, we’ve been fortunate to receive an incredible outpouring of support from the transplant community. Whether it’s sharing personal transplant stories or advocating for the future of our technology, it can’t be understated how much the community’s support means to us…

We have exciting news to share! Last month, our team took the initiative to protect more of our groundbreaking intellectual property and filed a provisional patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This patent application, #62/962,337, is the second such one that’s been filed over the last year. The other application, #62/845,162, is for…

Hearts, roses, chocolates, and cards – it’s that time of year again. Tomorrow, we celebrate love and those who mean the most to us. However, Valentine’s Day is not the only national day on our minds. February 14 also marks National Donor Day: a day of awareness dedicated to all types of donation (organ, tissue, eye,…

February is American Heart Month – the perfect time to give your heart much needed love. This month, our team encourages you and your loved ones to learn about the signs for heart disease, how you can avoid the risks and ways to implement healthy lifestyle changes.  To date, approximately 85.6 million people live with at least…

Burn-out: the feeling of deep exhaustion, negativity, and a significant reduction in productivity and efficiency. Although it can relate to several stressors, burn-out is often associated with workplace stress.  Recently, the World Health Organization included burn-out in its international classification of diseases, and defined it as an “occupational phenomenon” that stems from chronic workplace stress that…

As you likely know by now, heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women globally. What you may not know, is we’ve seen an even larger increase in cardiovascular deaths in younger individuals over the last decade. According to a recent study, 1 in 5 heart attack survivors is under 40 years…

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