If you had access to a 3D printer what would you print? A Cup… A lego piece… How about a scheffold made of biomaterial that allows surgeons to use patient-specific 3D printed implants laced with anti-cancer chemotherapy for implantation after mastectomy for breast cancer patients. It sounds like something from a futuristic sci-fi novel but at the Queensland University of Technology it could soon be a reality!
World-leading personalised medicine research is being led by QUT’s Professor Dietmar Hutmacher and he joined us this morning to explain some more.
This article has been originally published by 2SER (Sydney Educational Radio)