Winter 2023

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News from the Johns Hopkins Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterologist Develops Gel to Stop Bleeding After Precancerous Polyp Removal

Venkata Akshintala leads a team of pharmacologists, biomedical engineers and mechanical engineers to create a gel that uses epinephrine nanoparticles to stop bleeding following a procedure.

Illustrations depict step-by-step process for applying the new gel.

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