Arizona Science Center is happy to host, each month, a series that incorporates leaders in science and engineering with members of the community to discuss how biotechnology and medicine are changing the world that we live in presently and our future.

February is all about burns.

Did you know that the survival rate of a burn injury is 96.9% or that the highest percentage of burn causes arise from fires or flames and overwhelmingly happen in the home?

Prepare and learn more with some of the leaders in the burn research medical industry from the Arizona Burn Center on Feb. 27 from 6-7 p.m. Arizona Burn Center, Arizona’s only verified Burn Center, was founded in 1965 and has the second largest patient capacity in the nation. Arizona Burn Center’s own experts Dan Carusco MD (Dept. of Surgery Chair), Kevin Foster MD (Burn Center Director), Melissa A. Singer Pressman PhD (Research Director) and Karen Richey RN, BSN (Manager of Research: Burn, Surgery and Trauma) will speak on topics relating to burn pathophysiology, the history of burn research as well as hot topics in burn research including the skin gun.

Find out more…

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