Course of Biomaterials for Medical Devices

The Faculty of Engineering at University of Buenos Aires will start on October 20 a Postgraduate Complementation Course on Biomaterials in Medical Devices. The course, which is theoretical and practical, will have a total duration of 90 hours with a … Read More

HELENA Electronic Medical Device Registration System

From July 18, 2017, the HELENA system for the Electronic Registration of Class I and II Medical Products and its amendments will enter into force, within the framework of the new regulations (Order 5706/17). Read more…

New Medical Device and IVD European Regulations

Finally, the new Directives for Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic Products (IVD) were published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Its entry into force will be 20 days after its publication (date of entry into force May … Read More

3D Bioprinted Human Cartilage Cells Can Be Implanted

First time anyone has printed human-derived cartilage cells, implanted them in an animal model, and induced them to grow.   Swedish researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska Academy have successfully induced human cartilage cells to live and grow … Read More

What are clinical trials?

Clinical trials are medical research in which drugs, treatments or medical devices are evaluated to diagnose their efficacy and safety. They require the voluntary participation of both healthy and sick people, and aim to evaluate new treatments, contribute to the diagnosis … Read More

Better scaffolds help scientists study cancer

Design of 3-D printed materials to learn how tumors proliferate Three-dimensional printed scaffolds with varying pore sizes help scientists see how bone cancer tumors are prone to spread in a realistic environment. Source: Rice University Date: February 8, 2017 Testing … Read More