A practice room at the Acelity headquarters. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

A practice room at the Acelity headquarters is featured on the tour for Science Writers Conference participants. Credit: Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

Acelity L.P. Inc., a biomedical technology company with 1,500 employees in San Antonio and 5,800 worldwide, recently released its newest product, BIOSORB, a felt-like dressing that converts to gel when it comes into contact with an open wound.