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Lazarus 3D

Lazarus 3D

A biotechnology company developing 3D printed urology and thoracic surgery model.



Lazarus 3D is a biotechnology company making 3D designs and manufacturing life-like models of human tissues and body parts that mimic the mechanical properties of real anatomy. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and was founded in 2013 by Dr. Jacques Zaneveld. 

Lazarus 3D technology integrates soft polymer 3D Printing combined with medical imaging data to create realistic models of organs. Examples of simulated 3D printed organs and tissues made by Lazarus3D include: intestines, liver, kidney, brains, skull, bladder, and reproductive organs. The companies products are made to improve surgical practice, hospital risk management, and training procedures for healthcare professionals.

Competitions and awards

NASA iTech

Lazarus 3D won the NASA iTech competition. After vetting our technology at the National platform to NASA Center Chief Technologists and top Scientists, Engineers and Innovators, Lazarus 3D was selected as having capabilities NASA wants. 

Startup of the Year 2018

Lazarus 3D placed in the top 15 startups in the Startup of the Year 2018 annual competition powered by Established. 

Funding

Dr. Jacques Zaneveld received $10,000 in funding from a postdoctoral student at bayer College medicine in 2013 to start Lazarus3D. Dr. Zaneveld used the funding to pay rent and the salary of the companies first employee for a few months. Dr. Zaneveld claims the company began making money selling its products immediately after starting the company, he told reporters "basically, from day one we've had sales". 

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

J. Ronald V. Zaneveld

Advisor



Jack Heslin

Employee



Jacques Zaneveld, PhD

Founder



Jennifer Vondran

Advisor



John Vito

Investor



Larry Ciscon

Advisor



Rhonald Lua

Investor



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Lazarus 3D Makes Fake Body Parts Look So Real

Andrew Matthius

Web

June 21, 2018

Meet Dr. Jacques Zaneveld of Lazarus 3D in Museum District - Voyage Houston Magazine | Houston City Guide



Web

May 9, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Lazarus 3D Startup of the Year

September 26, 2018

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