Printing organs cell-by-cell

3-D printing is growing in popularity, but how should we regulate the application of this new technology to health care?

Authors


  • Correction added on 15 July 2014 after first online publication: “The technology” was changed to “3-D bioprinting”.

Abstract

image

3-D bioprinting of tissues and organs is becoming more feasible, but its widespread use raises legal and ethical challenges for which the regulators seem currently unprepared.

Ancillary