3D Labs

Translating technologies to innovation at the bedside.



The Health Design Lab is home to the central clinical 3D printing hub for the Jefferson Health System. With a suite of FDM and SLA 3D printers we are finding ways to integrate sustainable 3D printing into a wide range of medical and educational applications.

Active projects in: head and neck cancer surgery, high-risk obstetrics, interventional cardiology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, nephrology, emergency medicine, and other medical and surgical training areas.

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patient specific anatomical models

By taking medical scans and converting them to 3D volumes, we are able to enhance surgical planning, training, and patient education by bringing medical imaging into the 3D space. This has the potential to decrease costs, improve outcomes, and improve the patient experience. Our process focuses on developing workflows that optimize benefits while and controlling the costs of providing highly personalized medicine.


3d Bioprinting Lab

The Health Design Lab is home to the first purpose built bioprinting facility at Thomas Jefferson University. This shared resource is available to any researcher at Jefferson and beyond who would like to explore the use of bioprinters in their work. Jefferson Core Facility Information.