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Development and Translation of Controlled Release "Smart Bandages" for Antimicrobial, Antibacterial, and Anti-Inflammatory Wound Healing Applications

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Award date: 
Jun 4, 2013
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Loboa, Elizabeth G.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

This proposal will develop a novel antimicrobial bandage that addresses a critical clinical need in the wound healing market. This collaboration with Dow Chemical Company and NC based LINC will result in commercial development of Silvadur ET into antimicrobial nanofibers with optimized parameters to address both acute and chronic wounds.

Fiscal year: 
2013