Amino acid accelerates wound repair

August 1, 2002

Chicago - Treatment of chronic wounds, such as skin ulcers associated with aging or diabetic skin, represents an unmet medical need. Thymosin b4 (Tb4) shows promise as a therapeutic agent for wound repair in aging and diabetic patients, according to Allan L. Goldstein, Ph.D., who spoke at the annual International Symposium on Aging Skin.