Shaping the future: recent advances of 3D printing in drug delivery and healthcare

  title={Shaping the future: recent advances of 3D printing in drug delivery and healthcare},
  author={S. Trenfield and Atheer Awad and Christine M. Madla and G. Hatton and Jack Firth and A. Goyanes and S. Gaisford and A. Basit},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery},
  pages={1081 - 1094}
  • S. Trenfield, Atheer Awad, +5 authors A. Basit
  • Published 2019
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery
  • ABSTRACT Introduction: Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a relatively new, rapid manufacturing technology that has found promising applications in the drug delivery and medical sectors. Arguably, never before has the healthcare industry experienced such a transformative technology. This review aims to discuss the state of the art of 3D printing technology in healthcare and drug delivery. Areas covered: The current and future applications of printing technologies within drug delivery and… CONTINUE READING
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