Hot off the press: high-throughput skin burn wound model for infection control

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A paper I co-authored with the team led by Dr Brian Jones (University of Bath) has just been published in the journal Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. This is an open-access publication and you can grab a copy by following this link.

The paper describes a burn wound model that enables high-throughput evaluation of wound control measures. It is based on ex vivo (i.e. freshly excised) porcine skin that is both anatomically relevant and biologically responsive, and therefore superior to most in vitro models currently available.

I am glad to have contributed to this paper, and am pleased to introduce it to my readers.

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Editorial: Penetration enhancement of topical formulations

I have been working with the MDPI editorial office to guest edit the Penetration Enhancement of Topical Formulations special issue in the open-access journal, Pharmaceutics.

The collaboration has now concluded and I have written an editorial for that issue, which has now been published:

Ng, K.W. Penetration Enhancement of Topical Formulations. Pharmaceutics 2018, 10, 51

I thank the MDPI editorial office for the opportunity to be part of this effort. Special thanks go to MDPI editorial staffers, Felicia and Liane, who co-ordinated much of the work. It has been a most valuable experience for me, and I look forward to more future collaborations.