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What's Your Moonshot? EpiBone's Nina Tandon Combines Stem Cells and 3D Printing to Make Skeletal Implants

May 17, 2019 - Newsweek

As the CEO and co-founder of EpiBone, Nina Tandon is using stem cells and 3D printing to create living skeletal implants for those who need them. She wants to bypass the use of foreign materials, like metal and plastic, and harness the power of a patient's own body to create implants. EpiBone's technology creates a "puzzle piece" for patients, infusing their own stem cells into it before incubating it in a bioreactor that mimics conditions inside the body. The piece emerges as bone and cartilage...