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Yissum presents new 3D printing technique for customized drug capsules

Yissum presents new 3D printing technique for customized drug capsules

Written by David

November 7, 2018

Yissum, a technology transfer company affiliated with the Hebrew University in Rehovot, Israel, has developed a new 3D printing technique for producing drug capsules. The process, to be presented at the annual 3D Printing and Beyond conference today at the Hebrew University, utilizes custom 3D printed hydrogels with the capacity for delayed release for controlled drug dosage. The novel process was developed through a collaboration between Professor Shlomo Magdassi, the head of the Hebrew University’s 3D and Functional Printing Center and Dr. Ofra Benny, a researcher from the university’s Institute for Drug Research. The multidisciplinary team combined their respective expertise to develop a 3D printing process capable of producing complex drug delivery systems. Dr. Ofra Benny, who will present the new technique at 3D Printing and Beyond on Nov. 7, 2018 The hydrogel-based process could pave the way for printing patient-specific medications that are capable of expanding, changing shape […]

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