2007 WOUND HEALING RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Board Room – 5th Floor Eye and Ear Institute
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(Lunch will be provided)

2007
January
16 Cecelia Yates
PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Wound Matrix Maturation requires CXCR3 ELR-negative CXC Chemokine Receptor Signaling Network
February
6 Donald O. Freytes, MSBME
PhD Candidate, Department of Bioengineering McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Bioscaffolds Composed of Extracellular Matrix for Regenerative Medicine Applications
20 Kenichi Tamama, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology
Turning Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Smooth Muscle Cells
March
20 Newell Washburn, PhD
Department of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Cytokine Dynamics and Hyaluronate-Based Biomaterials
April
3 Yong Li, MD, PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pathology
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Stem Cell Research Center (S.C.R.C.)
Reconstruction of injured skeletal muscle needs a balance between regeneration and fibrosis
17 Rehearsals for Presentations at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society

Cecelia Yates
Graduate Student, Department of Pathology
The ELR-Negative CXC Chemokine CXCL11 (IP-9 OR I-TAC) Facilitates Dermal and Epidermal Maturation During Wound Repair

Aron Parekh, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Bioengineering and Otolaryngology
Collagen Gel Matrix Reorganization by Human Adult And Fetal Dermal Fibroblasts is Differentially Regulated by Prostaglandin E2 and Prostaglandin E2 Differentially Regulates Anchored Collagen Gel Contraction by Human Adult and Fetal Dermal Fibroblasts

20 Newell Washburn, PhD
Department of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Cytokine Dynamics and Hyaluronate-Based Biomaterials
May
1 Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society
NO SEMINAR
15 Jianjun Guan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Development of Biodegradable Elastomer for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
September
18 Thomas Gilbert, PhD
Research Assistant Professor Department of Surgery
Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds for Repair of the Vocal Fold and Trachea
October
2 Alan Wells, MD
Thomas Gill Professor of Pathology
Calpain Regulation of Cell Response and Fate During Wound Healing
16 Yoram Vodovotz, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling
Associate Professor of Surgery and Immunology
Anti-inflammatory Effects of beta-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+): In Vivo, In Vitro, and In Silico Studies
November
6 Alan Wells, MD
Thomas Gill Professor of Pathology
Calpain regulation of cell response and fate during wound healing
20 David J. Hackam, MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Co-Director Fetal & Diagnostic Treatment Center
The Role of the Innate Immune System in Organ Injury and Repair
December
4 Shi-Yuan Cheng, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Human Cancer Invasion and Metastasis: Roles of Angiopoietin-2, Integrins, Small GTPases and Beyond
18 Jes Klarlund, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry
Signaling in Epithelial Wound Healing

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