Honey Heals: Regional One Health in Memphis is putting a unique product to the test

Dec 31, 2021

A Memphis startup aims to use honey to help heal wounds, and Regional One Health is putting its unique product to the test. “Apis” is a dissolvable patch made of honey from New Zealand and the structural protein collagen that protects wounds during the healing process. It’s the first product by SweetBio, a company with four full-time employees based out of the University of Memphis’ CommuniTech Research Park. Sweetbio wants to figure out where exactly its product fits in the health care industry, a question Regional One’s health system is suited to answer thanks to the variety of patient scenarios it encounters.

Read more