Harnessing hydrogels to fine-tune the body’s inflammatory response

Rice University partnered with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) to define the body’s response to their injectable hydrogels that are showing promise for wound healing, drug delivery and treating cancer. 

Dr. Darren Woodside, THI Vice President for Research, said the hydrogels could make the body’s immune system more effective at fighting cancerous tumors.

Watch Interview: Hydrogels: Jell-O-like materials treat tumors (Health Beat wfmz.com)

Best life: Hydrogels, the new tool to help heal tumors (WMC 5 Online / Aired on WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee)