Novel MSC matrix developed for diabetic wound healing

Written by Harriet Wall

Novel MSC matrix developed for diabetic wound healing

Researchers from the University of California, Davis (CA, USA) have recently designed a novel regenerative therapy to target diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) – one of the most dangerous complications of diabetes. The study has been published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine. “US healthcare expenditures for diabetes foot ulcers is over $43 billion a year. Yet, these expenditures for good standard of care – which includes such things as following a strict diet, off-loading pressure from the foot to allow wounds to heal, antibiotics or surgery – result in healing in only 30% of patients,” commented Roslyn Rivkah Isseroff (UC Davis)....

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