The University professors, researchers and scientists grew a tiny kidney in laboratory dish. That now will be replicated through 3D bioprinting. The team is working on this original and serious project very thoroughly as even the slightest defect can be inexcusable.
The team lead is the University professor Melissa Little. She said that newest drugs fail during testing in humans and a big reason for that is that they turn out to be toxic to kidneys.
Melissa has an ultimate goal that is to have an opportunity to test drug for kidney toxicity before applying to human trails, the benefit will be to save a lot of time, effort and money.
We hope that the kidney loss won’t be considered tragedy in the future. 😉
3D Printing PEOPLE: Human Kidneys, Bionic Ears, & Hearts in China