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3D-printed pill approved by FDA

05-Aug-2015

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Aprecia launches first FDA approved 3D-printed drug. The epilepsy pill could lead the way to personalised medicines being manufactured close to the point of care. Once drug manufacturing is controlled by digital specifications, instead of bulk production factory lines, each pill could potentially be different. Not only with the right dosage for particular gene variations but even ramping medication up and down.

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3DP pharmaceutical manufacturing company.

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Ensuring safety of drugs, medical supplies and food which is used daily.

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Founding Academic Director at DeepMatter PLC, Regius Professor. Scientist, Chemist, Inventor & entrepreneur.

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Neurologist at Riverhills Neuroscience.

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Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire

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Pharmacy school of University College London.