Smart stitches to reduce infection, simplify post op monitoring
A new antimicrobial suture material that glows in medical imaging could be a promising alternative for mesh implants and internal stitches.
Contactless screening tool could revolutionise chronic wound treatment
A thermal-imaging tool to screen for chronic wounds could enable nurses to identify these hard-to-heal sores during the first assessment at a person’s home.
Nanoparticles could one day help “cure the incurable”, scientists say
Scientists at RMIT University say their new research advances the potential of nanomedicine to cure conditions that are currently incurable, such as dementia and motor neurone disease.
RMIT University to lead €15.7 million Australia-France doctoral training network
In a significant win for global research training, Australian and French academic ties are set to strengthen with today’s announcement of the Australia France Network of Doctoral Excellence (AUFRANDE).