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Startup Street: After 3D-Printing A Liver, This Startup Has Bio-Engineered A Cornea

Startup Street: After 3D-Printing A Liver, This Startup Has Bio-Engineered A Cornea

Written by David

May 5, 2019

This week on Startup Street, a startup has taken a long stride in its innovation that addresses one of the major causes of blindness across the world. One of the world’s biggest real estate consultant is looking to support Indian startups. And a proposal to relax income tax laws for helping startups raise funds. Here’s what went on: A Bengaluru-based startup is creating waves after it successfully bio-engineered a cornea tissue—the transparent outer layer of the eye, a development that holds the potential of restoring vision without needing a replacement surgery or a donor. Pandorum Technologies Pvt. Ltd. recently presented pre-clinical data for a hydrogel that they formulated which can promote scarless healing of corneal wounds by regeneration. The research was presented at the ongoing annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Vancouver. “Being able to bio-engineer critical tissues such as the human cornea […]

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