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January 2019

We Can Grow a New Ear, But How Do We Regulate It?

We Can Grow a New Ear, But How Do We Regulate It?

Technologies like 3D printing hold a lot of promise for precision medicine - even allowing scientists to grow new ears for children. As these technologies quickly advance, so does the need to regulate them. Regulatory scientists at the UR CTSI have led an effort to identify and address regulatory issues around these technologies so they can be safely applied to precision medicine.