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Scar Physiology, Treatment

and Research Fund


Sigrid Blome-Eberwein, MD
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Regional Burn Center

Dan Dillard, CEO

Burn Prevention Network

Matt Ferdock, CEO


DataCeutics
Fund Founder

Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Projects

1. Microdialysis Evaluating the Effects of


Pressure Garments on Cellular Communication
in Scars
2. Cellutome
3. Scar Treatment Instead of Laster Needling
4. IPL Laser

Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Project I Microdialysis
Evaluating the Effects of Pressure Garments
on Cellular Communication in Scars

This project will test the theory that hypertrophic scarring


is partially caused by fibrosis after lymphedema
This study uses micro-technology in the form of a
microdialysis to identify cytokines in scars before and after
pressure therapy (Based on the principle of equilibration of
body fluids and molecules across membranes)
A small catheter with defined pore sizes that exchange
body fluids and molecules will be used
Costs: $1200 each x2 per patient per visit

Each test costs between $30 and $130 x10 cytokine tests
Total cost estimate $250,000
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Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Project II - Cellutome

The goal of this project will be nothing less than


demonstrating for 2nd degree burns, healing can
occur with no visible scarring including pigmentation
and structure
To achieve this milestone, the researchers will be
transplanting mylanocytes into burn wounds using
blister graphing
A new cellutome machine is being developed for
burn survivors by KCI
Total estimated cost for this study is $120,000
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Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Project III Scar Treatment Instead of Laser


Needling

The project will attempt to address the


question: Does needling improve scar
treatment?
Total estimated cost for this research
is $250,000

Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Project IV IPL Laser

In this project, an IPL (Intense Pulsed


Light) laser will be used to treat
discolored pigmentation and hyperpigmentation in scars
The goal is to improve outcomes using
IPL laser technology
Total estimated cost for this project is
$150,000
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Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net

Contact Information

Sigrid Blome-Eberwein, MD
Telephone Number: 610-402-2273
Email Address: Sigri.Blome-Eberwein@lvhn.org

Dan Dillard, CEO


Telephone Number: 610-969-3930
Email Address: burnprev@fast.net

Matt Ferdock, CEO


Telephone Number: 610-970-2333
Email Address: ferdockm@dataceutics.com
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Dan Dillard, CEO Burn Prevention Network


Telephone: 610-969-3930, Email: burnprev@fast.net