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2011-07-28 17:15:00

BOSTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TEI Biosciences Inc. announced today the market launch of PriMatrix(TM) Ag Antimicrobial Dermal Repair Scaffold, an acellular dermal tissue matrix incorporating ionic silver, for the management of wounds, ulcers and second degree burns. Ionic silver is a broad spectrum antimicrobial and in PriMatrix Ag it acts to inhibit microbial colonization of the tissue matrix. PriMatrix Ag has been shown in CLSI Disc Susceptibility testing to be effective...

2011-07-21 13:06:54

Georgetown scientist teams up with dolphin experts to explore the sea animals' 'mysterious' wound healing abilities A Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) scientist who has previously discovered antimicrobial compounds in the skin of frogs and in the dogfish shark has now turned his attention to the remarkable wound healing abilities of dolphins. A dolphin's ability to heal quickly from a shark bite with apparent indifference to pain, resistance to infection, hemorrhage protection, and...

2011-06-17 17:00:00

Pressure Ulcers Account for $3.2 Billion Annually in Medical Error Costs CHICAGO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair: WHAT: "Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers and Beyond: the Wound Care Clinician as Safety and Quality Champion." WHO: Timothy McDonald, MD, JD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chief Safety and Risk Officer for Health Affairs for...

2011-06-01 08:30:00

MIAMI, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Tissue, the industry leader in Ophthalmic tissue products, announced today that it has shipped over 7,500 ProKera® units since the product's inception. ProKera® is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to over 350,000 annual cases of patients afflicted with damaged ocular surfaces. ProKera® is a class II medical device composed of cryopreserved amniotic membrane tissue clipped...

2011-05-23 13:56:03

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions. Results of animal tests and of an early clinical trial of the dressing were "stunning," said Michael Longaker, MD, MBA, the Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor at the School of Medicine and senior author of a study that details the findings. "It was a surprisingly effective treatment." The study will be published online May 23 in the...

2011-05-22 00:02:23

Wound Rinse Removes Bacteria and Biofilms Without Damaging Tissue (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Synedgen will report recent data from its studies of a new wound rinse at a poster session May 23 at ASM 2011, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans. The poster, Novel Antibacterial Chitosan Derivatives with Residual Activity Reduce Multi-Drug Resistant Biofilms and Remove Bacteria from Abraded Skin, highlights the antibacterial and biofilm-reducing activity of...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ULU) announced today that it has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to obtain marketing authorization for Altrazeal® Collagen. Collagen containing wound care products represent a growing segment of the advanced wound care market. Collagen stimulates cellular migration and contributes to new tissue development. Collagen dressings encourage the deposition and...

2011-05-02 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has named David E. Eisenbud, MD, as CMO (Chief Medical Officer). The appointment of Dr. Eisenbud is key to the continuing development of novel targeted therapies that address major unmet medical needs in inflammation, wound-healing and tissue repair. The expansion of the management team follows the closing of a $19.2 million Series B financing round two weeks ago. "CoDa has worked with Dr. Eisenbud in...

2011-04-14 12:15:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTCQB l WNDM | WNDM.PK) a leader in advanced wound care solutions, today announced the execution of a multi-Year Exclusive Channel Partner Agreement for CellerateRX® Powder in North America with Juventas, LLC, an affiliate of Biomet Texas, Ltd., headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas to market and sell CellerateRX® Activated Collagen powder products to its customers in...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Institute today announced that it will feature a multidisciplinary forum on dynamic reciprocity at the combined meeting of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS) being held in Dallas at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center from April 14-17, 2011. Presenting faculty are Dr. Ira M. Herman, tenured Professor and Director, Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research, Tufts...