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Contact: Vicki Cohn, (914) 740-2156, vcohn@liebertpub.com
New Publication Fosters Improved Wound Care for Ulcers, Limb Salvage, Burns, Trauma, and More

New Rochelle, NY, January 10, 2012—The rapidly advancing field of tissue injury and repair has an important new forum. Advances in Wound Care will report the latest research findings, innovative wound care strategies, industry product pipeline, and developments in biomaterials and skin and tissue regeneration to optimize patient outcomes. The bimonthly online publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.  is an Official Publication of the Wound Healing Society, offering rapid dissemination of the latest scientific discoveries, translational research, and clinical developments in acute and chronic wound care. The inaugural issue is available free online.

“Wounds represent a major and escalating public health problem,” says Chandan K. Sen, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, The Ohio State University Medical Center. “A quantum leap in wound care can only come from effective collaboration between the numerous disciplines that the wound care community represents.”

The Journal’s broad scope of coverage of wound care applications will include limb salvage, chronic ulcers, burns, trauma, blast injuries, surgical repair, skin bioengineering, dressings, anti-scar strategies, diabetic ulcers, ostomy, bedsores, biofilms, and military wound care.

Advances in Wound Care will publish four types of articles: Critical Reviews on late breaking science; Comprehensive Invited Reviews by authoritative experts; Technology Reports covering new therapies brought to the market; and Discovery Express aimed at rapid communication of short original articles. In addition, the Journal will publish thematic issues offering comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge topics in wound care. While the primary focus is on cutaneous wound sciences–both acute and chronic–quality articles covering comparative science of other organ and tissue systems will be published as well.

Advances in Wound Care is under the editorial leadership of Dr. Chandan K. Sen, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Comprehensive Wound Center at The Ohio State University Medical Center, and an international editorial board comprised of leading investigators in the field of tissue injury and repair.