Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Name Hiroo Suami, MD, PhD

Laboratory Microsurgery Research Laboratory
Lab Location University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit1488
Houston, TX 77030
Lab Category
Lab Facilities Microsurgical suite, animal housing, large and small animal surgical facilities
Animal Facility Yes (Rodents, Rabbits, Canines, Swines)
Type of Research Microsurgery related studies Morphology of the lymphatic system Flap related studies Wound Healing
1. Investigator's Name Hiroo Suami, MD, PhD; Qixu Zhang, MD, PhD; Peirong Yu, MD
Project Title Morphofunctional alterations of the lymphatic system in post-surgical lymphedema, Tracheal tissue engineering and alloplantation, Chronic wound healing mechanism and therapy, Genomic and molecular biomarker of breast related secondary lymphedema
Brief Description Investigating etiological mechanisms of secondary lymphedema and searching prospective surgical treatment

Opportunity for Student Degree Program yes  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Various
Full Funding Available: Vary
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements Microsurgery skills preferred. General surgery or plastic surgery training required.  
Additional Details Cadaveric study is possible with aid of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Microsurgical Training Course is available for requests.