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HIF-1 Regulated Endothelial Progenitor Cell (EPC) Recruitment in Burn Wound Healing

2014-08-27 03:26:05 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This research is being done to increase knowledge about wound healing and different factors that may affect healing in burn patients.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Wound Healing

Intervention

Healthy volunteers, Burn volunteers

Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21224

Status

Recruiting

Source

Johns Hopkins University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:26:05-0400

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