Improving skin grafts for burn victims

2017-07-01T01:51:30+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Research & Tech|

A collaboration including (left to right) Dr. Duncan Nickerson (Plastic Surgeon, Medical Director Calgary Firefighters' Burn Treatment Centre), Ross Pambrun, treasurer, Calgary Firefighters' Burn Treatment Society, Jeff Biernaskie from veterinary medicine and Dr. Vincent Gabriel (Director, Burn Rehabilitation Calgary Firefighters' Burn Treatment Centre). Photo by Janet Webb Improving Skin Grafts for Burn Victims [...]

UCalgary researchers identify ‘signal’ crucial to stem cell function in hair follicles

2017-07-01T01:48:37+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Research & Tech|

Findings also suggest disruption of the signal may cause hair loss, slower wound healing By Collene Ferguson, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine May 23, 2017 Jeff Biernaskie’s research identifies a factor essential for dermal stem cells to continuously divide during tissue regeneration. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary Stem cell researchers at the University of Calgary [...]