Tech news - Spring 2023

5 May 2023
Spring 2023

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Spring 2023.

3D bioprinting creates new ways to model disease

A new way of modelling age-related macular degeneration (AMD) under healthy and diseased conditions has been created with 3D bioprinting.

Researchers from the US National Eye Institute developed a model of the outer blood-retina barrier (oBRB), using patient stem cells to produce eye tissue. They bioprinted the combination of cells forming the oBRB – a technique that theoretically provides an unlimited supply of patient-derived tissue to study degenerative retinal diseases.

Sign in to continue

Forgotten password?

Not already a member of The College?

Start enjoying the benefits of College membership today. Take a look at what the College can offer you and view our membership categories and rates.

Related further reading

Nearly a quarter of UK drivers who have been advised to wear glasses while driving admit to not wearing them behind the wheel.