The New Form2 3D Printer

The New Form2 3D Printer

May 11, 2016By Shirley Hutchinson3D Printer No Comments

The Lynn and Arnold Irwin Advanced Perioperative Imaging Lab at Toronto General Hospital recently purchased a Form 2 desktop SLA printer from FormLabs. This printer prints in standard resins, which come in black, white, grey and clear. But then it also supports castable resin, flexible resin, tough resin and dental SG (a biocompatible resin). The … Read More

Virtual Interactive Case System

Virtual Interactive Case System

April 27, 2016By Shirley HutchinsonMedical Education

The Virtual Interactive Case System is flash-based software that was developed by The Department of Anesthesia at Toronto General Hospital and Perioperative Interactive Education. The software allows the creation of medical cases, which simulate encounters with patients in the clinic or ER setting. These cases can be used for the education of medical students, residents, … Read More

Autodesk’s Ember 3D Printer

Autodesk’s Ember 3D Printer

March 11, 2016By Shirley Hutchinson3D Printer

Merry Wang of Autodesk Research visited the University of Toronto in March 2016. She gave us a look at Autodesk’s Ember 3D Printer, which entered the market in January of 2015. She also brought with her some highly detailed, tiny sample figurines which had been printed on the Ember 3D. The Ember 3D is an … Read More

3D Printed Lower Limb Prosthetics

3D Printed Lower Limb Prosthetics

February 8, 2016By Shirley Hutchinson3D printing, Prosthetics

Nia Technologies is a non-profit Canadian Social Enterprise dedicated to developing high quality prosthetics for children with disabilities in developing countries. What’s unique is that these prosthetics are being developed with 3D printing technology. The technology developed by Nia is called 3D PrintAbility. It combines 3D scanning, modeling, and printing to create custom lower limb … Read More

3D Printing Medical Tools in Space

3D Printing Medical Tools in Space

November 25, 2015By Shirley Hutchinson3D Printer, 3D printing

I had the pleasure of speaking with Julielynn Wong, founder of 3D4MD, on Monday Nov 23, 2015. Dr. Julielynn Wong went to Harvard Medical School and trained in public health. When she moved back to Toronto, she joined Hacklab. She has spent the last 5 years learning about 3D printing. Julielynn was inspired by 3D … Read More