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Scientists have developed an artificial skin with nanoscale fibres

July 3, 2019

Human skin is incredible. It is elastic, it is tough and for the most part it heals pretty…
New method may better predict the best treatment for burn wounds

February 7, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 180 000 deaths every year are caused by burns, with the…
Nerve cells play a crucial role in healing wounds

January 30, 2018

Wound healing process is something we all are familiar with. The wound fills up with blood, which coagulates…
Unexpected Helpers in Wound Healing

January 25, 2018

Nerve cells in the skin help wounds to heal. When an injury occurs, cells known as glial cells…
Microbes on the skin of mice promote tissue healing, immunity

January 19, 2018

Beneficial bacteria(link is external) on the skin of lab mice work with the animals’ immune systems to defend against disease-causing…
Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster

October 23, 2017

Scars may fade, but the skin remembers. New research from The Rockefeller University reveals that wounds or other…
Microgel Composite Could Overcome Fibrin Blockade to Accelerate Healing

January 27, 2017

In regenerative medicine, the ideal repair material would offer properties that seem impossibly contradictory. It must be rigid…
Using fat to help wounds heal without scars

January 5, 2017

Penn researchers help break ground on method to transform cells Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds…
Skin cells ‘crawl’ together to heal wounds treated with unique hydrogel layer

December 15, 2016

Research team led by Milica Radisic uses their patented peptide to close non-healing chronic wounds caused by diabetes…
A skin graft for bad burns

October 29, 2016

Full thickness skin grafts are the golden standard for treating burn wounds. But most skin grafts for severe…
Faster and better healing of infected wounds using negative pressure technique

October 15, 2016

Shorter wound healing time, fewer dressing changes and the opportunity for earlier discharge from the hospital. These are…
Novel technology may prevent burn scars

August 8, 2016

Researchers at Tel Aviv and Harvard Universities develop method to control collagen-cell proliferation that produces scarring A group…
Electric fields weaker in slow-healing diabetic wounds

June 21, 2016

People with diabetes often suffer from wounds that are slow to heal and can lead to ulcers, gangrene…
Researchers watch skin cells ‘walk’ to wounds

June 9, 2016

Process could be used to speed healing Skin cells typically spend their entire existence in one place on…
Enzyme involved in glucose metabolism promotes wound healing

March 10, 2016

An enzyme involved in glucose metabolism in cells plays a major role in the early steps of wound…
Researchers identify drug candidate for skin, hair regeneration in scarred burn and trauma victims

August 7, 2015

Experiments conducted with mice and human skin cells have implications for treating people Johns Hopkins researchers have identified…
Disabling infection-fighting immune response speeds up wound healing in diabetes

June 21, 2015

One of the body’s tools for fighting off infection in a wound may actually slow down the healing…
New findings support University bid for bandages to enter the electronic age

May 16, 2015

The most detailed study to date showing how electrical stimulation accelerates wound healing has been carried out in…
‘Smart bandage’ detects bed sores before they are visible to doctors

March 22, 2015

Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are developing a new type of bandage that does far more…
The magic of wound healing

March 6, 2015

The protein merlin regulates collective cell movement, promoting effective and rapid wound healing Cells also follow a herd…
Making a better wound dressing — with fish skin

February 11, 2015

With a low price tag and mild flavor, tilapia has become a staple dinnertime fish for many Americans.…
Stopping Scar Growth and Reducing Scar Tissues with a Novel Drug-Eluting Patch

June 24, 2014

Scars — in particular keloid scars that result from overgrowth of skin tissue after injuries or surgeries —…
Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

April 20, 2014

A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the…
Skin’s own cells offer new hope for skin repair

December 13, 2013

Scientists at King’s College London have, for the first time, identified the unique properties of two different types…
Mechanisms of Wound Healing are Clarified in Zebrafish Study

November 3, 2013

A crucial component of wound healing in many animals, including humans, is the migration of nearby skin cells…
Research finding may help accelerate diabetic wound healing

November 3, 2013

University of Notre Dame researchers have, for the first time, identified the enzymes that are detrimental to diabetic…
Regeneration Takes a New Direction

August 9, 2013

Novel approach in mice enhances tissue growth Now a research team led by Harvard Medical School investigators at…
Ultrasound patch heals venous ulcers in human trial

August 2, 2013

NIH-funded study finds new technique could significantly accelerate tissue repair, reduce costs for chronic wound management In a…
Scientists identify gene that regulates stem cell death and skin regeneration

June 22, 2013

Stem cells, known for their ability to self-renew and differentiate into any kind of tissue, are considered by…
Growth factor responsible for triggering hair follicle generation during wound healing identified

June 3, 2013

Penn Medicine study highlights interplay between immune system and tissue regeneration Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine…
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