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Yissum Announces New Platform for 3D Printing of Personalized Medicine

Written by David

November 6, 2018

JERUSALEM, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Yissum, the Technology Transfer Company of The Hebrew University announced a novel technology for the 3D printing of drug capsules. The technology is based on custom-printed 3D hydrogels with delayed release characteristics. The technology will be presented at the 2 nd annual conference, 3d Printing and Beyond , November 7, 2018, at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Professor Shlomo Magdassi, head of the Hebrew University’s 3D and Functional Printing Center, as well as a member of the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Institute of Chemistry, in collaboration with Dr. Ofra Benny, researcher at Hebrew University’s Institute for Drug Research, developed the cutting edge drug fabrication technology which enables a complex design of drug delivery systems, currently unavailable in conventional pharmaceutical manufacturing techniques. This approach enables printing customized and personalized medications out of hydrogel objects which can expand, change shape, and activate on […]


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