Denver University Researchers Bioprint Artificial Heart Valves with BioBot 3D Printer

biobots-3D-printer-at-university-of-denver-via-The-3D-Printing-Store-for-3D-printing-industry-768x4313D printing technology holds a lot of potential value in the medical industry, especially when it comes to bioprinting functional implants from human cells. After forming a partnership with Denver’s 3D Printing Store, researchers from Denver University have been experimenting with a BioBot 1 bioprinter, one of the most affordable bioprinters on the market at only $10,000. With their desktop bioprinter as a starting point, the Denver University research team is looking to one day provide patients with bioficial tissue and organ replacements.


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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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