Wound Status Early Outcome Sensor and 3D Construct Development
Annual rept. 30 Dec 2012-29 Dec 2013
DAEMEN COLL AMHERST NY CENTER FOR WOUND HEALING RESEARCH
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Early identification of the specific proteins, which indicate delayed healing are critical to long-term success of the patient and the development of new treatments. It is the objective of this research to correlate changes in the proteome of wounds with clinical outcome and develop technology to sense these changes. Protein Imprinted Xerogels with Integrated Emission Sites PIXIES and porous polymer photonic bandgap PBG structures are being integrated to sense the wound bed in real time. Flexible structures have been developed to conform to the anatomy of the wound bed.
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