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    <h2>Revolutionary ‘bio-pen’ could allow doctors to DRAW-ON human cells to repair broken bones and cartilage <br /></h2>

    • <b><font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>Made by University of Wollongong and St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne</font></b>
    • <b><font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>Could be ready for clinical trials within five years <br /></font></b>
    • <b><font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>If it works the device would allow doctors to apply human cells <br /></font></b>
    • <b><font style=”font-size: 1.4em;”>The pen could improve bone reconstruction in the future <br /></font></b>

    <p class=”author-section byline-plain”>By Tara Brady </p> <p class=”byline-section”><span class=”article-timestamp article-timestamp-published”> <span class=”article-timestamp-label”>Published:</span> <time datetime=”2013-12-26T15:41:21+0000″> 15:41 BST, 26 December 2013 </time> </span> | <span class=”article-timestamp article-timestamp-updated”> <span class=”article-timestamp-label”>Updated:</span> <time datetime=”2013-12-26T15:42:41+0000″> 15:42 BST, GelMA Bio ink 26 December 2013 </time> </span> </p> <div data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” id=”articleIconLinksContainer”>

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    <span></span> <p class=”count-number”> 3</p> <p class=”count-text”>View <br /> comments</p> </div> <!– ad: website –> <p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Scientists in Australia have created a pen which could soon be able to draw cells onto people with </font><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>serious injuries to help their bones repairs.

    <br /></font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The ‘bio-pen’ was developed by the University of Wollongong and St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne </font><br /><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>and could be ready for clinical trials within five years. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>If it works, the device would allow doctors to apply human cells onto damaged bones and improve </font><br /><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>bone reconstruction in the future.

    <br /></font></p><div class=”clear”> </div><div class=”artSplitter”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Scientists in Australia have created a pen which could soon be able to draw cells onto people with serious injuries to help their bones repairs </div> <noscript> Scientists in Australia have created a pen which could soon be able to draw cells onto people with serious injuries to help their bones repairs </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Scientists in Australia have created a pen which could soon be able to draw cells onto people with serious injuries to help their bones repairs</p> </div><p> </p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>It could also be used to heal skin and muscle, according to scientists.

    <br /></font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Researchers say they were able to grow new knee cartilage during initial tests. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>They believe it could also treat cancers, osteoarthritis and traumatic injury. <br /></font></p><p></p><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-20″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> <p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Peter Choong, director of orthaedics at St Vincent’s, told The Times: ‘This type of treatment may </font><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>be suitable for repairing acutely damaged bone and cartilage, for example, from sporting or motor </font><br /><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>vehicle injuries.’ </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Doctors hope to use the pen to sketch replacement bone exactly for a patient’s particular </font><br /><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>needs unlike implants which don’t work exactly how human tissue does.

    <br /></font></p><div class=”clear”> </div><div class=”artSplitter”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Researchers say they were able to grow new knee cartilage during initial tests </div> <noscript> Researchers say they were able to grow new knee cartilage during initial tests </noscript> <p class=”imageCaption”>Researchers say they were able to grow new knee cartilage during initial tests</p> </div><p> </p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The cell material is contained within a gel made up of ‘GelMA Bio ink-polymer’ like the seaweed extract alginate which is inside the pen. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>The damaged part of bone is then filled with the ink gel. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>An ultra-violet light is then used to solidify the ink which provides protection for the cells while they are built up layer by layer. </font></p><p><font style=”font-size: 1.2em;”>Once cells begin to develop they turn into nerves, muscle and GelMA Bio ink bone.

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