Manufacture of medicines through 3D printing: only for customized medicine or more?

Written by JP Real et al

In this editorial, JP Real et al discuss how 3D printing could enable the development of personalized therapies adapted to the needs of each patient. Real JP1, Díaz Nocera A2, Camacho N1, Palma S1 1Unidad de Investigación y Desarrollo en Tecnología Farmacéutica (UNITEFA), CONICET & Departamento de Farmacia, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba – Ciudad Universitaria (5000), Córdoba, Argentina; [email protected]    2Life SI, Córdoba, Argentina; [email protected] 3D printers allow the user to create objects from a digital 3D model, through additive manufacturing processes, where the material is added layer by layer to build the final piece. This...

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