By LifETIME CDT Student: Seyedmohammad Moosavizadeh (University of Galway) Defective corneal wound healing is a critical medical problem and an area of largely unmet medical need. Infections, persistent inflammation, trauma, and systemic disorders such as diabetes can all impair ocular wound closure and leave millions of people blind worldwide. Interestingly, the cornea is the most highly

How can we use magnets to grow bones?

By LifETIME CDT Student: Emma Kelly (University of Glasgow) Did you know bone tissue is the second most transplanted tissue worldwide? We use bone transplants, called bone grafts, to treat various types of damage to bones such as fractures that won’t heal, to replace part of a bone that was surgically removed and skeletal abnormalities. However,