Encouraging results for synthetic skin

Dermal substitution (artificial skin) plays an important role within wound reconstruction after deep burns up and injuries, providing a temporary close off to guard against infection and performing as a scaffold for tissue restoration. Monash University researchers compared a completely synthetic alternative manufactured in Melbourne for an existing animal-derived product. […] Continue Reading…

Big step towards cure for long term viral infections

New research has taken us a step closer to finding a cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as well as other infections including the glandular temperature virus, which is associated with the development of lymphoma. Some infections, such as HIV, can not be cured with antiviral therapy because the virus effectively hides from the immune system. […] Continue Reading…