Kate McDonald, Healing touch of pawpaw, Australian Life Scientist Jul-Aug 2010
Abstract: The first clinical trial of an Australian-made wound healing product derived from pawpaw, Carica papaya, is underway in Melbourne. While the exact modes of action are still unclear, proteomic and enzymatic approaches are being explored to understand how the extract got its power.
Kate McDonald, Potential treatment for the hard to heal, Hospital and Aged Care May 2010
Abstract: The first clinical trial for many years of an Australian-made wound healing product is underway at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne. Kate McDonald spoke to the director of the trial, Associate Professor Michael Woodward, and looks at the science behind the product.
Kate McDonald, Proof of concept for wound care trial, Hospital and Aged Care Jan 2010
Abstract: A proof-of-concept clinical trial for a new therapeutic agent for venous and pressure ulcers has been given the go-ahead at Melbourne’s Austin Hospital.