The major focus of the Wound Healing Research Group is research into the prevention and treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers.
Under the leadership of Winthrop Professor Michael Stacey, the genetics and molecular pathogenesis of this condition are investigated in projects undertaken within the research group and in collaboration with interstate and overseas researchers.
The research benefits from a multi-disciplinary approach, with input from clinicians, scientists and health professionals of various disciplines.
The group’s past and present research interests include:
Clinical trials of potential new treatments are undertaken in collaboration with industry.