CELLINK Collaborator 3D-Bioprinted Human Heart Valve Disease Models Using Nanoindentation-Based Biomechanics
CELLINK collaborator from MIT together with the leading research institutions Harvard, ETH Zurich, Utrecht and Eindhoven University of Technology have 3D-Bioprinted a model of human heart valve disease models.
For this study, the CELLINK INKREDIBLE+ was used to bioprint the model of the human heart valve.
They measured the mechanical properties of the individual layers of diseased aortic valves and replicated those properties in a 3D-Bioprinted model. By printing human aortic valve cells inside this model, they can recreate aortic valve calcification in the lab to research the mechanisms and test different types of medication against this disease. Read the full publication: http://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/8/5/296/htm
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