Mail Online: Girl, 10, hopes to become the first person in Britain to receive a new ear grown in a lab

£2.5 million research programme in Swansea University Medical School to develop 3D printed cartilage will revolutionise how surgeons perform reconstructive surgery. 

Instead of having to take cartilage from elsewhere on the patient’s body, surgeons will be able to use bioprinted cartilage created using the patient’s own cells.