Pro­fes­sor Tony Weiss AM

Univer­sity of Syd­ney John­son & John­son Eu­reka Prize for In­no­va­tion in Med­i­cal Re­search

AQ: Australian Quarterly - - EUREKA PRIZES -

Pro­fes­sor Tony Weiss has de­vel­oped an ad­he­sive sur­gi­cal glue that quickly seals wounds with­out the need for com­mon sta­ples. The tech­nol­ogy, made from nat­u­ral elas­tic pro­tein, has the po­ten­tial to rev­o­lu­tionise treat­ment at emer­gency sites and was re­cently sold to an in­ter­na­tional phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pany.

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