WKOW: Groundbreaking UW-Madison research helping babies with heart defects

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WKOW 27 reports on groundbreaking research from UW-Madison Department of Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Alejandro Roldán-Alzate’s lab that is enabling better treatments for babies with congenital heart defects.

In a collaboration with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the researchers were the first in the world to successfully pump fluid through a 3D-printed fetal heart, simulating blood flow. Read the WKOW story and watch a video.