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January 29, 2016

New material with built-in vitamin A may reduce scarring

Researchers at Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering have developed an elastic material with built-in vitamin A, which is known to inhibit scarring. The material can be used to make medical devices with intrinsic healing properties, which could reduce tissue damage. Read more at Northwestern News and Events.