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Vascularized microfluidic networks

The TIWR has just published a study focused on creating biodegradable vascularized microfluidic networks in silk fibroin. Authors include Jeffrey Borenstein, Katie Megley, Kim Wall, Eleanor Pritchard, David Truong, David Kaplan, Sarah Tao, and Ira Herman. These integrated vascular networks will sustain living human skin equivalents for personalized regenerative medicine and wound healing. Here’s the [...]

About Our Center

Welcome to The Tufts Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research (TIWR) at Tufts University School of Medicine. We launched TIWR in 2006, after recognizing that significant advances in our understanding the biology of wound healing had yet to be fully exploited in the technologies that are currently available for patient or combat casualty care. Our group includes basic [...]