UW-Madison researchers develop ‘futuristic’ bandage

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Futuristic bandage
This futuristic bandage can heal a wound more than four times faster than a traditional dressing by using the body’s natural movement to generate an electric field is one step closer to being available at the corner pharmacy. Courtesy: UW-Madison

UW-Madison researchers have developed a ‘futuristic bandage,’ that can heal a wound four times faster than a standard dressing. We talk with the creators about how it works and what its future could look like in the medical world.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Xudong Wang Guest
  • Dr. Angela Gibson Guest