29 Jul 2021
Advancing 3D Bioprinting of Cartilage for Facial Reconstruction
A world-leading £2.5 million plus research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons' ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference has been launched by The Scar Free Foundation, the only medical research charity which focuses solely on scarring, and Health and Care Research Wales. The three-year programme at Swansea University will have a global impact - advancing 3D bioprinting of cartilage for facial reconstruction.
7 Feb 2020
Bionic Heart for Testing Prosthetic Valves, Cardiac Devices
Engineers have developed a bionic "heart" that offers a more realistic model for testing out artificial valves and other cardiac devices.
6 Jan 2016
Trail-blazing team 3D printing human tissue
Plastic surgeons at the Welsh centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Morriston Hospital are working with engineers and scientists to develop 3-D printed tissue - made from human cells.