McGowan Institute Wound Healing Research Conference 2014

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

2014
January
7 George Michalopoulos, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathlogy
Regulation of Liver Regeneration
21 Rachael Kreft, BSN
Research Fellow
West Penn Allegheny Health System
Management of Wounds Through Molecular Diagnostics
February
4 Zoe Macisaac, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
Calvarial Reconstruction with BMP-2: Performance in Complicated Wound Beds and Future Directions
18 Alex Chen, MD, PhD, FAHA
Professor
Department of Surgery
MicroRNA regulation of diabetic wound healing
March
4 Yadong Wang, PhD
WK Whiteford Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Biomaterials for in situ tissue regeneration: Let the body do the heavy lifting
18 Mark Mooney, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Oral Biology
The Development of Molecular Therapies for Craniosynostosis
April
1 Ulka Sachdev, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
The Role of HMGB1 and TLRs in Promoting Muscle Recovery and Angiogenesis After Limb Ischemia
15 Jim Fisher, PhD
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Bioengineering
Engineered Solutions for Preventing Vascularized Composite Allotransplant (VCA) Rejection
May
6 Catherine Baty, DVM, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology
The role of the lymphatic vasculature in wound healing
June
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
July
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
August
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
September
16 Eileen Bauer, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Pulmonary Hypertension – What lessons did we learn from wound healing?
October
7 Andrew Duncan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Chromosome diversity as a driver for liver regeneration.
21 Jeff Isenberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Thrombospondin-1 by Inhibiting Key Self-Renewal Genes Limits Restoration of Decellularized Matrix
November
4 Cecelia Yates, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Nursing and Pathology
From Etiology to Cure: Links between Inflammation and Matrix Remodeling in Skin Fibrosis
19 Latha Satish, MSc, MPhil, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
Probiotics and Wound Healing
December
2 Jennifer Bomberger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Innate Immune Signaling Promotes P. aeruginosa Biofilms in the Lung
16 Neil Hukriede, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Developmental Biology
Kidney damage, regeneration and small molecules

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