(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists are the first to report using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprising of multiple different functional materials. They printed different designs of smooth muscle and cartilage regions in artificial tracheal substitutes showing similar mechanical properties to human tracheal tissue.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-12/wfbm-wsp120419.php