The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home

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We need to change how we prescribe drugs, says physician Daniel Kraft: too often, medications are dosed incorrectly, cause toxic side effects or just don’t work. In a talk and concept demo, Kraft shares his vision for a future of personalized medication, unveiling a prototype 3D printer that could design pills that adapt to our individual needs.

This talk was presented at a TED Salon event given in partnership with Optum. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page. Read more about TED Salons.

Source: www.ted.com


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