Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep introduces her work (Photo: VNA)
Hiep is a lecturer of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Orientation at the International University of Vietnam National Universities - Ho Chi Minh City. Her work focuses on biomaterials such as bio-glue, bio-tape and needleless suturing for wound repair that can be used by patients at home. Her most recent project involves the development of a gel formed by cross-linking hyaluronic acid which contributes significantly to cell proliferation and migration, and chitosan which is useful in tissue regeneration. It can carry other ingredients such as silver and curcumin nano-particles for different uses.
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