Medtech startup RenovaCare has developed a device to spray stem cells on burn injuries in an effort to regrow new skin. Here's the latest on the company's progress.
RenovaCare developed the SkinGun, an experimental handheld device that gently sprays stem cells that grow to form new skin on burn injuries.
Burn victims whose injuries require skin grafts face a long recovery even when the procedure is successful. Removing skin from one part of the body and transplanting it to injured area leaves the patient with two sites that need to heal. Grafted skin can restrict joint movement, as it is unable to grow with the patient. The procedure also leaves scarring and patients typically need physical therapy...