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Speeding up healing

UTA moves bioengineered REHEAL glove toward commercialization

The University of Texas at Arlington has received a new $227,000 grant funded through the federal government’s Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium to develop the manufacturing process for the REHEAL glove, a bioengineered healing glove that delivers medicine to injured hands.

“Developing the manufacturing process is critical for clinical and pre-clinical studies of the REHEAL glove, which would be a Class 2 medical device that would need FDA approval,” said Muthu Wijesundara, chief research scientist at UTA’s Research Institute and leader of the project.

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