Congratulations to Professor Anthony Weiss on receiving the Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialization Award. This award is administered each year by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering to leaders who have significantly contributed to the discovery, development and adoption of a technology.

Professor Weiss’ has worked with tropoelastin and elastin,  the unique biological ingredients that give human tissue its elasticity, to develop synthetic skin that can be applied to heal wounds. He used his inventions to found a spin-off company called Elastagen, which was last year bought by Allergan, one of the world’s 20 largest biopharmaceutical companies.

We are excited that this treatment will now be delivered worldwide.

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