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Scott Guelcher Archives

Improving wound healing

Nov. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have shown that an injectable material improves wound healing and may be useful for large skin wounds such as those in patients with diabetes.

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Wound-healing scaffolds

Jan. 27, 2016—The elasticity of a scaffold used for healing skin wounds is a key factor in promoting regeneration versus scarring.

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Team to explore using nanoparticles to fight cancer

Sep. 24, 2015—Three Vanderbilt researchers have received a federal grant to study the use of nanoparticles to deliver potential therapies for breast cancer that has spread to the bone.

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Targeting bone metastasis

Jul. 23, 2015—The rigidity of the bone extracellular matrix increases the ability of tumor cells to destroy bone, suggesting new targets for anticancer drug development.

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Biodegradable scaffold may spur wound healing

Dec. 19, 2013—Biomedical and chemical engineers at Vanderbilt University, working with a pathologist, have constructed a sponge-like, biodegradable tissue “scaffold” that releases an enzyme-blocking molecule to indirectly activate endogenous pathways and enhance tissue regeneration and wound healing.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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