HBI features on ABC Health Report

ABC Radio National tour the Herston Biofabrication Institute—part of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital—where clinicians, academics, and industry work together in a state of the art facility.

This episode of the Health Report demonstrates how 3D printing is becoming an incredibly versatile modern tool—there’s scope in engineering, manufacturing, architecture and design—as well as in several aspects of health care.

Host: Dr Norman Swan

Producer: Carl Smith


Mathilde Desselle

Biomedical engineer

General Manager, Herston Biofabrication Institute, Metro North, Queensland

Dr Martin Batstone

Director, Maxillofacial Unit

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Dr Tanya Kairn

Director, Medical Physics for Cancer Care Services

Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital

Dr Jason Brown

Director, Queensland Adult Statewide Burn Service

drawing of gloved hand with scaffold

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