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As we enter another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, for many it may be difficult to think about anything else right now. COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on our lives, our loved ones, and how it will change the foreseeable future, consuming a great majority of our thoughts. In April we experienced a “stay-at-home”…

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2020 Update The age-adjusted death rate attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD), based on 2017 data, is 219.4 per 100,000. On average someone dies of CVD every 37 seconds in the U.S. There are 2,353 deaths from CVD each day, based on 2017 data. On average someone in the U.S. has a…

While April brings warmer days, spring showers, and several holidays, it also marks a significant month. National Donate Life Month is an important time to honor all those that have saved lives through donation, as well as encourage all individuals to register as organ, tissue and eye donors. Did you know that 90% of adults…

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,…

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