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Donald Bejleri

Donald Bejleri

University of Florida, Neurosurgery Department, Biomedical Engineering Department

Graduate Biomedical Engineer/Researcher

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Thank you! Also, thank you so much for the donations, I really appreciate it. This project should turn out great and open the door for clinical studies.
Feb 25, 2016
Affordable 3D-Printed Neural Devices for Spinal Cord Regeneration
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Thanks! I did not see that.
Feb 24, 2016
Affordable 3D-Printed Neural Devices for Spinal Cord Regeneration
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Definetely cell type, since cartilage is a stratified tissue where the chondrocytes are critical. The material as well, but thats the great part about 3D printing! A good printer can print non-polymer materials and even natural materials like collagen. For neural tissue things get a little hairy, thats why a part of this system is tailoring the material for degradation rate. I think the main difference is vascularization. Materials for neural tissue, and pretty much all other tissue, have to have blood vessels for nutrients. This is an unsolved problem in tissue engineering. But luckily, cartilage has little vascularization! So in that sense it is easier to regenerate, but the interaction between chondrocytes and cartilage ECM is not well understood.
Feb 24, 2016
Affordable 3D-Printed Neural Devices for Spinal Cord Regeneration
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