Medical technology

Close up picture of a model of a human heart created with a 3-D printer

Pumped Up

These 3-D printers create perfect models of life-sized human hearts, spines and other body parts

Dr. Joseph Cafazzo holding a mobile device showing the Medly app

Healing Hearts at Home

Apps such as Medly are expected to reduce hospital admission rates for heart patients while also helping them recover

Liu and Zhu’s tracheal intubation guide system.

A Life-Saving Innovation

Recent grads win engineering design award for a low-cost medical device that will help keep patients breathing

Prof. Matt Ratto holds a conventional prosthetic socket (left) and one his lab printed.

A Foot in Two Worlds

3-D printing is creating new opportunities – and raising intriguing questions – as digital and physical realms meld