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Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts

University of Wollongong via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Engineering
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 2 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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Overview

Discover what 3D bioprinting can do now and in the future

You may be aware of 3D printing or have seen low-cost 3D printers that can create plastic toys, replicas and objects of your own design. But did you know that 3D printing is also enabling life-saving and transforming medical procedures, which were unthinkable a few years ago? The world of medicine and biomaterials has collided with advances in 3D printing, creating a new clinical paradigm in biomedicine: 3D bioprinting. This online course tells the story of this revolution, introducing you to commonly used biomaterials and bioprinting techniques.

This course is designed for a general audience. No previous knowledge of 3D printing or biomedicine is required.

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Gordon Wallace

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