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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