Interview Alain van Mil with DOQ – Arts aan het woord

Alain van Mil has been interviewed by NOQ to discuss about developing heart muscle tissue from biomaterials and stem cells to improve heart function at the site of a heart attack. This brings a cure for heart failure one step closer. One of the challenges is to match the muscle fiber organization of the artificial heart piece with the recipient heart. Van Mil: “With 3D printing, we have found out that an elastic hexagonal structure of the heart tissue patch could be a solution.”

Read the full article in Dutch here.