Healing Fish Skins Get Third Grant for U.S. Military Usages
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Fish skins that help regenerate human tissue have garnered a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Defense Department to make them available to wounded soldiers.
It’s the third grant the Icelandic company Kerecis has received from the Defense Department’s Combat Casualty Care Research Program (JPC-6).
Kerecis has pioneered and patented the omega 3 fish skins that need minimal processing. The intact skins provide an infection barrier and enable the body to regrow its own tissues...
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