Wound gel shows promise for horses - and humans

11 October 2021

An international research team, led by University of Canterbury's Professor Rudi Marquez, has developed a new treatment that could help heal horses and humans alike.

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The team has developed a wound gel using a compound that kick-starts tissue regeneration, which has already helped heal injuries on horses. The gel could eventually be used to treat foot ulcers on diabetic patients. 

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