A group of Wichita scientists are seeking funding to research ways to improve orthopedic medicine to help injured veterans.
A team of scientists led by Paul Wooley got a $20 million state
grant last month to create new medical implants.
Wooley, of Via Christi Health System, wants to use new
aircraft-industry composite materials to invent lightweight and
high-tech hospital equipment and a new generation of medical human
He's also seeking a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of
Wooley says the VA will be a good partner for his research. He
hopes to invent a new generation of composite battlefield splints
to stabilize battlefield injuries.