Human pancreatic cancer model offers new opportunities for testing drugs

UNSW scientists have grown human pancreatic cancer tumors in the lab—their model is the first of its kind, with important future clinical implications. A team of medical researchers at UNSW have achieved a unique milestone in the fight against pancreatic cancer: led by world-leading cancer biologist Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, the multi-disciplinary team has successfully […]

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Bioabsorbable adhesive sheet can close wounds in tissues and organs

NIMS has developed a surgical wound dressing sheet capable of closing wounds in wet biological tissues by simply being placed over a wound. This sheet also showed biodegradability during wound healing. In addition, this sheet demonstrated higher adhesion and biocompatibility compared to currently used surgical sealants while having the same level of wound healing efficacy. […]

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