Organovo projects measured progress in printing body parts

07/29/2013 | Seeking Alpha

Despite the considerable promise and hype behind the possibility of 3D printed human organs, Biotech developer Organovo admits that development is likely to take decades for more complex organs. However, "in the next 10 years it is possible that supplemental tissues, ones that aid in regeneration, will progress through design, clinical and regulatory testing, making it to the clinic as therapies. Examples may include nerve grafts, patches to assist a heart condition, blood vessel segments or cartilage for a degenerating joint," said Organovo Executive Vice President Michael Renard.

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