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Artificial "Skin" - Ioannis Yannas (1982)

MIT Professor of biological engineering Ioannis V. Yannas discusses his pioneering work in developing the first synthetic skin, in collaboration with John F. Burke at Massachusetts General Hospital during the 1970s and early 1980s. Burke and Yannas invented a skin substitute composed of collagen and polymers protected by a layer of silicone. [T16091]

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