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New technology for accelerated wound healing discovered

Published: 2018-02-06

Researchers at Uppsala University and SLU led by Mia Phillipson, Uppsala University/SciLifeLab, have discovered a new way to speed up wound healing. The technology, published in PNAS, involves using lactic acid bacteria as vectors to produce and deliver a human chemokine on site in the wounds.

“We have developed a drug candidate, a next-generation biologic medical product, and are now publishing the fantastic results from the preclinical part where wound healing was strongly accelerated in mice,” says Mia Phillipson.

Read the full paper in PNAS

Read the press release by Uppsala University