The medical use of maggots to clean infected wounds, especially in cases where an infection is resistant to conventional antibiotic treatment.
- Mirm will serve as a single base of operations for the university's leading scientists and clinical faculty working to develop tissue engineering, cellular therapies, biosurgery, and artificial and biohybrid organ devices.
- Anyone who thinks maggots are only good for anglers' bait will be able to find out about the ‘biosurgery’ the creatures can perform.
- Other biopharmaceutical products include vaccines for the prevention of diseases, and biosurgery products like fibrin sealant and others used in hemostasis and wound-sealing in surgery.
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