Revolutionizing health care through 3D bioprinting

January 27, 2023

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the Penn State website. It features Ibrahim Ozbolat, professor of engineering science and mechanics, biomedical engineering and neurosurgery.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In the U.S. today, more than 100,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant and 130 million Americans will visit the emergency room this year. In the not-so-distant future, doctors could use machines that directly repair tissues by depositing new layers of muscle or skin, even creating and installing new organs.

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