As 3D printing technology matures, scientists can foresee the day when we simply “bio-print” replacement human organs — putting an end to transplant waiting lists. But science may push the technology even farther, says Dr. Ibrahim Ozbolat, co-director of the University of Iowa’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group.
Ozbolat told HuffPost Live’s Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani that while current research is focusing on replacing failed organs, he’s also interested in the prospect of developing a “brand new organ” that doesn’t exist in nature but which could be transplanted to “enhance the functionality of the human body”…
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