Quick Snips: Topics in Surgery

Turning Down the Volume on Scar Formation to Promote Healthy Wound Healing

By: Jude Sotelo | June 17, 2022

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson scientists added a drug to standard wound treatments to promote the regeneration of healthy tissue and reduce excessive scarring.

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Dr. Castanon, Ms. Naughton, and Dr. Joseph

Banner — University Medical Center Tucson’s Burn Center receives patient care and training grant

By: Olivia Miltner | May 17, 2022

Banner — University Medical Center Tucson’s Burn Center was recently awarded more than $87,000 to enhance its inpatients and outpatient care and augment training to bring the best of wound care to Southern Arizona.

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Dr. Klearchos Papas

Closing in on a New Solution to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

By: Olivia Miltner | March 8, 2022

An implantable, bioartificial pancreas two decades in the making may soon provide a new treatment option for adults and children with Type 1 diabetes.

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