Russian student develops method for FDM 3D printing of artificial bones

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A graduate student from Tomsk Polytechnic University has developed a novel method for 3D printing a calcium phosphate compound biomaterial that is nearly identical to human bone tissue, and could provide a significantly cheaper alternative to traditional bone prostheses or regenerative medicine options. Compatible with FDM 3D printing technology, the 3D printed artificial bone material is biocompatible and biodegradable, extremely strong yet porous, and could enter the medical market within the next three years.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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