Biotherapy Journal Review just published!

Have you seen our Biotherapy Journal Review?  It is targeted to researchers, medical professionals, and laypeople alike.  Each issue includes several reviews of published journal articles within the broad umbrella of biotherapy.  The Biotherapy Journal Review also provides a convenient reference list for each biotherapy discipline, including all research published in that discipline within the…

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Rothenberger et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Rothenberger J, Petersen W, Schaller HE, Held M. Determining the appropriate number and duration of leech therapy in congested tissues using tissue spectrophotometry and laser Doppler flowmetry. Wound Repair Regen. 2016;24:1023-1029. Published Abstract A universal protocol determining the number of leeches and their application time does not exist. The aim of this study,…

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Leitner et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Leitner L, Sybesma W, Chanishvili N, Goderdzishvili M, Chkhotua A, Ujmajuridze A, Schneider MP, Sartori A, Mehnert U, Bachmann LM, Kessler TM. Bacteriophages for treating urinary tract infections in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. BMC Urol. 2017;17:90. Published Abstract BACKGROUND:  Urinary tract infections (UTI) are…

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Daeschlein et al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Daeschlein G, Napp M, Assadian O, von Podewils S, Reese K, Hinz P, Matiasek J, Spitzmueller R, Humphreys P, Jünger M, Kramer A. Viability of Lucilia sericata maggots after exposure to wound antiseptics. Int Wound J 2017; 14:512–515 Published Abstract After debridement and before dressing a wound with maggots of calliphorid flies, one…

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Sales pick up again for Biotherapy Textbook

Springer announced this month that their Biotherapy textbook History, Principles and Practice; A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms increased sales in 2016 over 2015. This is unusual for a textbook, especially one of relatively limited appeal. Nevertheless, its chapters were downloaded from the Springer website 3,135 times in…

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Introducing Biotherapy Facebook Live!

Announcing Biotherapy Facebook Live, beginning June 20, 2017 The BTER Foundation is pleased to announce a new, free program for Biotherapy Education: Biotherapy Facebook Live! We will be hosting a monthly program of live lectures, interviews, and question & answer sessions on our Facebook page. Joining us is easy – simply go to our page, like and…

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Meet a Biotherapist

Meet a Biotherapist: Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu Q: What drew you to biotherapy? A: In general, the desire to help people; in particular, I wanted to help those who suffer from parasites as well as from acute and chronic wounds. Q: What is your specialty within biotherapy? A: Since 1996, I have been working with the…

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Announcing the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy

We are happy to announce the dates of the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy, to be held from October 4-9, 2017, in Istanbul, Turkey!  Featuring educational opportunities within the fields of maggot debridement therapy, apitherapy (bee venom therapy), helminthotherapy, hirudotherapy, and ichthyotherapy, this is one of the “don’t miss” conferences of 2017 for all biotherapists! …

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Announcing the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy

We are happy to announce the dates of the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy, to be held from October 4-9, 2017, in Istanbul, Turkey! Featuring educational opportunities within the fields of maggot debridement therapy, apitherapy (bee venom therapy), helminthotherapy, hirudotherapy, and ichthyotherapy, this is one of the “don’t miss” conferences of 2017 for all biotherapists!

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