The WHS Communications Committee is pleased to launch the WRR Fireside Chat video series to feature groundbreaking research in Wound Repair and Regeneration (WRR).

Each video Drs. Mitch Sanders, PhD and Kyle Quinn, PhD will feature a recent article in WRR.

Wound Repair and Regeneration Special Issue on Myofibroblasts, Vol 29 issue 4
Special Guest WHS Editor in Chief, Boris Hinz, PhD

Novel factors that activate and deactivate cardiac fibroblasts: A new perspective of cardiac fibrosis
Author: Dr. Ian Dixson

Less Pain with More gain Managing Wound-Related Pain with Cannabis-Based Medicines
Author: Vincent Maida, MD, MSc, BSc, CCFP (PC), RFCP (cand)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Accelerates Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice by Decreasing Active Matrix Metalloproteinase-9
Author: Trung Nguyen

Optical Imaging of Collagen Fiber Damage to Assess Thermally Injured Human Skin
Author: Kevin Eliceiri

In this first installment of our Fireside Chat Series, we interview Dr. Kevin Eliceiri from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Dr. Eliceiri's group has developed a novel method to image damaged collagen to better detect partial thickness and full thickness burns. This proof-of-concept study shows how Collagen Mimetic Peptides can be used to highlight damaged tissue using fluorescence imaging. To learn more, tune into our interview.