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CollPlant and United Therapeutics Expand their Collaboration to Include 3D Bioprinting

When you use a 3D printer to print everyday items, have you ever thought that you could even print an organ of your own body?It's hard to believe, but it happens.That's what CollPlant Biotechnologies and United Therapeutics Corporation are looking to do: they have just expanded their collaboration to 3D bioprinting of human kidneys for transplants. 3D printed lung scaffold ©2020 United Therapeutics Corp Currently, more than 100,000 people in the United States are waiting for organ transplants.Kidney patients account for most of the demand, with more than 90,000 people seeking donor organs.Statistics show that 17 people die each day while waiting...