Dr Andrew Shearn
3D Bio-Printing Research Technician
Andrew is a life scientist with a PhD in Cardiovascular Biology. He has been working at Bristol Children's Hospital on The Grand Appeal's 3D Bio-Printing Service since 2018. This ground-breaking service allows for exact copies of patients' hearts to be printed, revolutionising cardiac surgery for the hundreds of patients treated every year at the hospital. In his role, Andrew uses specialist software to make clinical scans suitable for the 3D printer.