Fetal Surgery Stands to Advance From New Glues Inspired by Mussels by Catalina Estrada June 30, 2016 UC Berkeley engineer Professor Phillip Messersmith is happy to be learning lessons from a lowly mollusk, with the expectation that the knowledge gained will enable him and fellow physicians to prevent deaths among their youngest patients — those…

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Professor Phillip Messersmith Co-Authors Paper on Drug-Induced Tissue Regeneration by Materials Science and Engineering June 8, 2015 Professor Phillip Messersmith has co-authored groundbreaking research showing that a primitive form of tissue regeneration can be harnessed to achieve spontaneous tissue regeneration in adult mice, without the need for stem cells. The study findings were reported in Science…

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