Networking event planned for medical 3D printing applications

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UNeMed's annual Innovation Week continued Oct. 4 with a panel discussion about the biomedical applications in healthcare. Above, R. Gabe Linke, the 3D printing coordinator at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, shows guests a 3D-printed model of a newborn's heart. Surgeons used the model to study abnormalities, and planned an eventually successful procedure to correct the problems.

Gabe Linke, the 3D printing coordinator at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, shows guests a 3D-printed model of a newborn’s heart during an event UNeMed hosted back in 2016. Surgeons used the model to study abnormalities, and planned an eventually successful procedure to correct the problems.

OMAHA, Neb. (Nov. 13, 2018)—Leaders in Omaha’s 3D printing scene are planning a special networking event that will bring together printing experts from academia and industry throughout the area.

Open and free to all, the event is called the 3D Printing TekTalk, and will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at DoSpace on the southwest corner of 72nd and Dodge Streets. The event will also include refreshments and a series of demonstrations and seminars that will begin at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

The primary focus of the small conference will focus on how 3D printing is currently used to advance medical devices and patient care. Among the featured speakers are Justin Cramer, M.D., an assistant professor at UNMC’s College of Medicine, Gabe Linke, the 3D printing coordinator at Omaha’s Children’s Hospital, and Travis Vanderheyden, a research development engineer at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s biomechanics department.

To register and learn more, direct your browser to: http://marketing.advancedtek.com/acton/media/17578/3d-printing-tektalk-healthcare-and-commercial-manufacturing.

The event is sponsored by AdvancedTek in collaboration with 3DHeals.

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