A Hydrogel Bandage

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard hydrogel bandage
Harvard bioengineers report this: “The idea is to create a hydrogel that can cover a wound, help stop [MORE]

Gluing Stem Cells

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Welding stem cells
In an article titled “Artificial Cell Membrane Binding Thrombin Constructs Drive in situ hydrogel formation,” cell biologists at [MORE]

Electrical Bandages: How They Work

May 7, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biofilm bandage
Researchers have known for some time that electrical currents can speed wound healing, but now they know how this [MORE]

Bandage Delivers Timed Medications

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of Smart Bandage
Quoting directly: “Imagine if a wound dressing could release fresh doses of medication over time, oreven different [MORE]

Topical Nanoparticle Ointment for Wound Healing

June 23, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes can create horrendous wounds that defy healing and sometime result in amputations. To address this, dermatologists at Northwestern University [MORE]

Injectable Foam for Hemorrhage

September 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype Injectable Foam for Hemorrahge
Neither tourniquets nor gauze pads are very effective in stopping bleeding from deep wounds in [MORE]

Hydrogel Scaffold for Burn Healing

January 17, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Johns Hopkins University researchers intended to design a hydrogel loaded with stem cells to promote wound healing, but their [MORE]

Something Like Cotton Candy for Wound Dressings

June 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wounds resulting from diabetes can take years to heal, if they heal at all.  Occasionally, they lead to death [MORE]