In the news: Prof PJ Wormald and A/Prof Sarah Vreugde explain the many uses of chitosan gel

March 28, 2018

The latest article in The Advertiser’s “Wild Science” series once again features BHI based researchers. Professor PJ Wormald and Associate Professor Sarah Vreugde explain how outcomes of research from their ENT Surgery group could soon benefit patients undergoing back surgery. A development grant from The Hospital Research Foundation will fund a clinical trial to investigate the effectiveness of the chitosan gel in improving wound healing and preventing the formation of adhesions after back surgery.

Link to online article (subscribers only). Photos: Bianca De Marchi.


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