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The use of 2D/3D printing for medicines:

Challenges, opportunities and translation to clinical/industrial use

30 April 2020

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Additive manufacturing, both 2D and 3D printing, has had a significant impact on research aimed at developing new pharmaceutical technologies in recent years. Advances have involved the design of new modified released products with novel geometrical concepts and the potential use of personalized treatments. Considering the new concepts and developments on personalized and precision medicine of recent years, additive manufacturing has been modelled as a leading technology to fabricate and deliver such novel medicines right at the point of need or care.

There are still many challenges that these technologies face and impact the scientific community mainly in the design of new and more robust instrumentation, that is also simple and fast at operating, as well as adaptable to quality standards. Moreover, it is vital to advance in the transfer of technology either towards the industrial sector or to small-scale medicines production in the clinical space.

This Special Edition will cover aspects in this emerging topic with a focus on manufacturing, quality standards, and translation into the clinic/industry and thus towards the future of printing technologies for pharmaceutical sciences.

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Editorial Information

Guest Editors

Javier O. Morales, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Chile, Chile

Mo Maniruzzaman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Santiago Palma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Chemical Sciences
National University of Cordoba, Argentina

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