Materials Research Exchange – London – 13th March 2018

Ann Kramer will be at The Materials Research Exchange event at the Design Centre, Islington, London on 13th March. The 2018 Materials Research Exchange Conference and Exhibition will showcase the richness of UK materials research and innovation providing an ideal opportunity to absorb current trends and take a glimpse of future innovations.  

Eye on the future

An interview in the Education Times of India with Professor MacNeil describing corneal damage and repair research. In an article published on 31 May 2017, Sheila MacNeil, professor of tissue engineering, department of materials science & engineering, Kroto Research Institute University of Sheffield, UK, speaks to Ruchi Chopda on the status of corneal damage treatment… Read more »

Novel scaffold with therapeutic oil shows promise for wound care

[three_fourth last=”no”] The University of Campinas in Brazil in collaboration with The Electrospinning Company, UCL and Nottingham Trent University has published a paper in the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering describing a novel electrospun scaffold containing Copaiba oil. The incorporation of bioactive compounds into biodegradable polymers, such as poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) allows the fabrication… Read more »