Elsevier acquires 3D4Medical, an Irish anatomy education company


acquisition of 3D4Medical : Elsevier, a Dutch publishing and analytics company specialized in health and science, has acquired 3D4Medical, an Irish anatomy education company for an undisclosed amount.

Headquartered in Dublin, developed Complete Anatomy, a 3D anatomy platform to enable better understanding and interaction among students, health professionals, educators and patients with anatomy.

The Irish anatomy education company is said to have over a million registered users at 300 universities across the world.

Commenting on acquisition of 3D4Medical, John Moore – founder said: “When we started 3D4Medical, we wanted to disrupt the way anatomy was taught and learned. Our advanced and proprietary technology and content are available on the devices used by a new generation of students.

“Together with Elsevier, a global leader in medical content, we look forward to this new and exciting chapter.”

Elsevier acquisition of 3D4Medical

acquisition of 3D4Medical. Photo courtesy of 3D4Medical.

Elsevier, which is owned by British publishing company health education offerings, has brands like Gray’s Anatomy, Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy, and Sobotta Atlas of Human Anatomy and McMinn & Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human among others. The acquisition of is said to add a world class 3D technology platform to complement the brands and further strengthen the health education offerings of Elsevier.

Jan Herzhoff, Managing Director of Health Education, commenting on Elsevier acquisition of 3D4Medical, said: “We are looking forward to accelerating our medical education offerings with the addition of 3D4Medical. With ’s advanced technology and brilliant content, we hope to bring this 3D anatomy platform to more learners, educators and professionals.

“We see 3D4Medical as a perfect extension of our ClinicalKey and ClinicalKey for Students platforms. We are pleased to welcome 3D4Medical to and look forward to serving those global audiences dedicated to advancing the understanding of anatomy.”

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