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Dr Michelle McConnell interviewed on ‘Our Changing World’

Posted by on 5 September 2014 | Comments

Dr Michelle McConnell featured on this week’s episode of Our Changing World, Radio New Zealand’s science programme, in a story covering a collaborative project with the Department of Pharmacy that is exploring the use of wine industry waste products for medical dressings and meat wraps.

The polyphenols found in grape seeds and skins have been shown to have antibacterial properties, so may assist with healing and preservation when incorporated into nano-fibre fabric.

Listen to the broadcast on the Radio New Zealand website

Read more about the research in the University of Otago magazine