New Anti-Bacterial Polymer Coating Eyed for Medical Devices, University of Nottingham and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study

Published: Aug 14, 2012

The discovery of bacteria-resistant polymers is being hailed as a potential biomedical breakthrough that could be used to create coatings for surgical and hospital devices, reducing the risk of infection. Researchers with the University of Nottingham tested the new class of polymers on the surfaces of some medical instruments and found that they effectively repelled bacteria.

Back to news