Science Museum Lates

Alan John Faulkner-Jones (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival or Exhibition

Description

Print Your Own Organ

One-off activity for one evening with an external audience (paying public) and five demonstrators. Three of our 3D bioprinters were exhibited to demonstrate a technique for printing human tissues using hydrogels. A slideshow of experimental results was projected and the team of demonstrators demonstrated to visitors of the night how the organ printing technology can be potentially used to create human tissues from renewable stem cell sources for curing diseases such as Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Liver failure. Over 4000 members of public turned up for the event. According to feedback from the event organisers our activity was one of the most popular
Period25 Mar 2015
Event typeExhibition
LocationLondon, United Kingdom