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Chitosan-based multilayer films as wound dressings

Published on Category: Scientific news - Chitin and Chitosan

Tags: chitosan, wound treatment, wound dressing, antibacterial, layer-by-layer, chronic wounds

Chronic wounds represent a major burden on the quality of life of those affected. To improve their situation, multilayer films of chitosan, alginate and the fibroblast growth factor FGF2 were prepared in the presented study and their potential as wound dressings was investigated.

HMC as a founding member of the new cluster initiative Life-Science Saxony-Anhalt

Published on Category: Press releases

Tags: Weinberg Campus, Life Science, LifeScience Cluster

On November 16, 2022 the supporting association of the new cluster initiative Life-Science Saxony-Anhalt was founded in the technology park Weinberg Campus. We, the Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, are excited to be part of it as a founding member.

A self-assembling chitosan nanofiber scaffold for nerve regeneration

Published on Category: Publications in 2022

Tags: chitosan, Hydrogel, tissue engineering, nerve regeneration

Injuries to the peripheral nervous system can cause substantial motor and sensory deficits. In the presented study, self-assembling peptide-based hydrogels are injected into a chitosan nanofiber scaffold and used as an artificial nerve graft.

Enhancement of antimicrobial activity of chlorhexidine by liposomes with chitosan

Published on Category: Publications in 2022

Tags: drug delivery, chitosan, antibacterial, liposomes

Chronic wounds affect 1-2% of the population. In the presented study, chitosan-coated and chitosan-containing liposomes were prepared to enhance the antibacterial effect of the drug chlorhexixdine. A chitosan-based delivery system enhances the antimicrobial activity of chlorhexidine.

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  • EUCHIS, 2022
  • CPHI 2022
  • Medica 2022
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 2022, South Korea

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