This page provides educational publications on Woulgan, its ingredients and its mode of action, in the form of scientific articles, posters and presentations for you. It will be updated regularly.

Key publications are marked with stars.


Scientific Articles


stalled wound healingKeith F. Cutting, 2017: “The cost-effectiveness of a novel soluble beta-glucan gel”, Journal of Wound Care. Read it here.

Donna Welch, 2017: “A clinical evaluation of Woulgan® Biogel in the management of non-infected diabetic foot ulcerations”, Diabetic Foot Journal. Read it here.

stalled wound healing

King et al., 2017: “Clinical evaluation of a bioactive beta-glucan gel in the treatment of “hard-to-heal” wounds”, Journal of Wound CareRead it here.

Skjæveland & Grønvoll, 2017: “Inflammation in chronic wounds – better than its reputation?”, SårRead it in English here or in Norwegian here.


stalled wound healingZykova et al., 2014: “Macrophage stimulating agent soluble yeast β‐1,3/1,6‐glucan as a topical treatment of diabetic foot and leg ulcers: A randomized, double blind, placebo‐controlled phase II study”: Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Read the whole study here.
stalled wound healingSkjæveland & Engstad, 2013: “Can the activation of the body’s own key cells in wound healing, WOUND MACROPHAGES, make a positive contribution in the treatment of chronic wounds?”, Sår. Read the article here.


Posters and Presentations


Satellite Symposium at EWMA 2017:

“Boost your treatment plans: Harness the power of macrophages in wound healing”:

1.) Professor Augustin: “The local impact of non-healing wounds”

2.) Ron Lagerstee: “The central role of macrophages in wound healing and their activation by Bioactive Beta-Glucan to restart healing”

3.) Brenda King: “Bioactive Beta-Glucan in clinical practice: case reviews and proposed treatment plans”

Watch the full symposium or individual sessions here.

Webinar about stalled wound healing and bioactive beta-glucan, presented by Journal of Wound Care and Woulgan, 2017:

Module 1: “Understand why wounds stall and what happens at a molecular level”

Module 2: “Discover how macrophages in stalled wounds can be activated by stimulation with Bioactive BetaGlucan, restarting the healing process”

Watch the full webinar here.

E-Posters – EWMA 2016 Bremen:

Keith F. Cutting: Bioactive Beta-Glucan Gel and Preparation of the Wound Bed

Keith F. Cutting: A Novel Bioactive Beta-Glucan and its Role in Wound Care

Keith F. Cutting: Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of a Bioactive Beta-Glucan Gel


Norwegian Oral Presentation at NIFS 2015:

Skjæveland & Gerdts: ” The activation of macrophages leads to positive results in the treatment of chronic wounds in a Norwegian study. Download and read the full presentation here. (Note: The presentation is in Norwegian)






Blog posts on stalled wound healing:

If you’re interested in reading more about stalled wound healing, soluble beta-glucan and macrophages, you can have a look at our past blog posts below:


Active treatment options in chronic wound management

The Role of Macrophages in Wound Healing

Beyond the surface: Why wound healing stalls

Wound healing and stalled wounds: A brief overview


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!


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