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Ira Herman

Professor Herman and colleagues working towards transforming technology for the warfighter

Together with colleagues from Uniformed Services University (USU) and Tufts Medical Center (TMC), Dr Herman is partnering with Drs. Thomas Darling (USU) and Mark Iafrati (TMC) to deploy the innovative, […]

Tufts Peptides Promote Healing in Chronically-Inflamed Diabetic Wounds

We are so excited to let everyone know that our previously published work will be highlighted every month as the cover photo for Microvascular Research, Elsevier Publishing Co.  Please join […]

Professor Herman set to chair the 16th Annual WoundHSI Conference in New York City, June 28-30, 2018

Join with Professor Herman and key leaders in discovery and clinical innovation at Wound HSI. It’s not too late to register or consider competing for the Peter Sheehan Young Innovator […]

Professor Herman delivers symposium talk at SAWC/WHS in San Diego, CA

At the recent annual meeting for the Wound Healing Society and the Symposium for Advances in Wound Care, professor Herman joined together with colleagues to lead a symposium on ‘Reducing […]

Tufts Peptides Promote Wound Healing in Diabetic Swine

Investigators at Tufts Center for Innovations in Wound Healing have recently reported that two bioactive peptides invented markedly promote wound healing in diabetic swine. The study carried out by a […]

American Journal of Physiology Paper of the Year Award

APSAwards Recently, at Experimental Biology 2015 being held in Boston, MA. Jennifer Durham received honors for ‘Pericyte contractility controls endothelial cell cycle progression and sprouting: Insights into angiogenic switch mechanics’, […]

Center Director delivers Henry Stewart Talk, entitled ‘Dynamic Reciprocity and Wound Healing’

Professor Herman recently delivered a Henry Stewart Talk (HST) on dynamic reciprocity and wound healing.  A link to the HST can be found here:  http://hstalks.com/?t=BL1863792-Herman

Insights into Angiogenic Switch Mechanics: A Role for Microvascular Pericytes in Wound Healing

Recent work ongoing in the Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research now indicates that microvascular pericytes can ‘instruct’ capillary-derived endothelial cells, ‘switching’ the endothelium from a growth-arrested into a […]

Center Director Interview – Wound Healing Peptides and Therapeutic Innovation

Recently, Ira Herman was interviewed about the therapeutic potential of the wound healing peptides created at Tufts University’s Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research.  Here is the YouTube link […]

Pericytes are protective for retinal microvessels

In a recent study, work ongoing in TIWR in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Virginia indicates that a vascular progenitor cell population derived from adipose is capable of […]