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Shape-conforming Bandage Accelerates Healing in Diabetic Wounds

July 2018   For a person with diabetes, every wound is a potential health concern. Ignoring a cut or not treating it the right way can slow healing, lead to infection and, in the worst cases, result in amputation. A new liquid bandage that conforms to the shape of a wound may offer a solution. Developed by a Northwestern University team to treat hard-to-heal diabetic sores and wounds, the bandage leverages the body's own healing mechanisms, rather than releasing drugs or biologics. Once applied and exposed to body temperature, the liquid rapidly solidifies into a gel, ensuring that it fills the space of the wound and stays put.

Regenerative Bandage Accelerates Healing in Diabetic Wounds

June 2018   Shape-conforming hydrogel leverages the body’s own healing mechanisms rather than releasing drugs or biologics

Regeneration Revolution

June 2018   Guillermo Ameer positions Northwestern for leadership in regenerative engineering.

New Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering Launches

May 2018   At its inaugural event, the center highlighted its collaborative mindset and enterprising mission

Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting & Exposition

April 2018   The Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering (CARE) sponsored this year's Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting & Exposition April 11-14, 2018 which was held in Atlanta Georgia

Ameer elected to AIMBE Board of Directors

April 2018   Guillermo Ameer has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

A Revolution in Regeneration

December 2017   How nanotechnology is redefining traditional stem cell therapies — and potentially eliminating the need for surgery

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