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Monash tests show promising results for synthetic skin

Dermal substitution (artificial skin) plays an important role in wound reconstruction after deep burns and injuries, providing a temporary seal to guard against infection and acting as a scaffold for tissue repair.

Medicine & health
L-R: Dr Marisa Herson, Senior Lecturer; Dr Shiva Akbarzadeh, Senior Research Fellow; Ms Michelle Paul, Research Assistant; Ms Heather Cleland, Director Victorian Adult Burns Service (VABS); Ms Lipi Shukla, PhD student

Boost for burns victims

New skin substitutes tailor-made for severe burns victims could become a reality through the work of a group of scientists led by Dr Shiva Akbarzadeh and online funding support platform,...

L-R: Dr Marisa Herson, Senior Lecturer; Dr Shiva Akbarzadeh, Senior Research Fellow; Ms Michelle Paul, Research Assistant; Ms Heather Cleland, Director Victorian Adult Burns Service (VABS); Ms Lipi Shukla, PhD student

Boost for burns victims

New skin substitutes tailor-made for severe burns victims could become a reality through the work of a group of scientists led by Dr Shiva Akbarzadeh and online funding support platform,...