‘Cutting-edge‘ KESS 2 funded Diabetic Wound Healing project featured on BBC News and leading UK/EU diabetes website.

Dr Hongyun Tai - BBC Cymru FywA KESS 2 funded PhD project at Bangor University has been recognised as ‘cutting-edge’ whilst featuring in articles on the BBC News website and Diabetes.co.uk, the largest online diabetes community in Europe.

Benefitting from European Social Funds (ESF) accessed through KESS 2, the doctoral-level research project collaborates with company partners ConvaTec Ltd. and crosses two discipline areas at Bangor University, supervised by Dr Hongyun Tai at the School of Chemistry and Prof. Dean Williams at the School of Medical Sciences. The research hopes to develop an injectable polymer hydrogel to aid the recovery of chronic wounds for diabetic patients. Dr Tai has hailed it a “very exciting project”.

Read the full story on BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-36956141

BBC Cymru Fyw: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cymrufyw/37070122

Read the article on Diabetes.co.uk: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2016/aug/development-begins-of-injectable-gel-that-could-heal-diabetic-wounds-96721728.html

Please be aware that these articles contain wound imagery.