McGowan Institute Wound Healing Research Conference 2011

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

2011
January
18 Jeffrey Isenberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
CD47 in Tissue Responses to Stress
February
1 Brian Philips, PhD
Research Instructor
Department of Surgery
Injectable Engineered Adipose Tissue
for Soft Tissue Reconstruction:
Clinical and Laboratory Studies
15 Newell Washburn, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biomaterial
Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Local Control of Inflammation with
Cytokine-Neutralizing Gels
March
1 Peter Rubin, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
Applications of Adipose Stem Cell
Biology for Restoring Human Form
and Function
15 Yong Li, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dedifferentiation enlarges population
of muscle stem cells
April
5 Allison Tobey, MD
Resident
Department of Otolaryngology
Subglottic Stenosis and Regenerative
Fetal Mucosal Healing
19 NO SEMINAR
May
3 Richard Bodnar, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
The Role of CXCR3 and Angiogenesis
During Wound Healing
17 Wendy Mars, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Non-traditional roles for the tissueand
urokinase-type plasminogen
activators (t-PA and u-PA)
June
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
July
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
August
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
September
6 Mark Gladwin, MD
Division Chief Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine University of Pittsburgh
Nitrite as a physiological hypoxic signaling molecule: recent insights in role in metabolic syndrome and wound healing
20 Jinku Kim, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Biomedical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University
Tyrosine-derived polycarbonate scaffolds to enhance bone healing
October
4 Roger Esteban, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate McGowan Institute University of Pittsburgh
The skin gun. A new approach for burn wound healing.
18 James H-C Wang, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of the MechanoBiology Laboratory Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pittsburgh
Defining the effects of plasma-rich plasma (PRP) on injured tendons.
November
1 Yadong Wang, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Bioengineering University of Pittsburgh
Controlled Release of Growth Factors
15 Donna Beer-Stolz, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Cell Biology and Physiology University of Pittsburgh
Progeroid mouse model to study age-related kidney and liver dysfunction.
December
6 Antonio D’Amore, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, RiMED Fellow McGowan Institute University of Pittsburgh
Scaffold Structure – Function Modeling and Fabrication for Cardiac Tissue Regeneration.
20 Arthur Huen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor Department of Dermatology University of Pittsburgh
CXCR3 signaling in late stage epidermal wound healing

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