Author Archives: Jose Marques Lopes PhD

Excellagen, a Potential Treatment for EDS, is Poised for Launch

Generex Biotechnology will launch a wound care gel formulation called Excellagen, a potential treatment option for patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) among others disorders. Excellagen is a highly-purified type 1 collagen-based, topical gel. According to Generex, its 3D dermal matrix favors wound healing. It activates platelets, leading to the…

Selective Shunt Occlusion Safe, Effective in vEDS Patient with Abnormal Blood Vessel Communication, Case Report Shows

A patient with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS) and a type of abnormal communication between blood vessels called carotid-cavernous fistula (CCF) was successfully treated via selective shunt occlusion, according to a case report. The study, “Selective Shunt Occlusion of Direct Carotid-Cavernous Fistula with Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome…