Chicago company prints miniature human heart

NEWS | Med & Bio|

 In order to put their plan into action, biotech company BIOLIFE4D combined patient-derived cardiomyocytes with bioink made from extracellular matrix compounds, creating an artificial organ. The company took advantage of its work in 2018, when BIOLIFE4D successfully created some artificial cardiac tissue. That year, the company also refined their skills by printing separate elements of an artificial heart – ventricles, valves and vessels. Read more HERE

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