Regenerative Medicine Utrecht


Mending A Broken Heart

Last year, the Cardiology and the Orthopedics department of the Regenerative Medicine Center Utrecht jointly succeeded in the making of a functional 3D-printed cardiac patch – a plaster to mend a broken heart.

UMC Utrecht werkt aan 3D-printer voor biologische hartpleister


The original research article can be found in Advanced Functional Materials.  Right after publication, the work of the team around Dr. Miguel Dias Castilho and Dr. Alain van Mil has caught media attention – and now it is back again. With good reason!

Read more about this fantastic work:

UMC Utrecht (NL)

Algemeen Dagblad (NL)

Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering (EN)

Digital Engineering 247 (EN)

ICThealth (NL)

Moreover, Irina Mancini interviewed Dr. Castilho and Dr. van Mil – check out!