Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Primary Lab Contact
Name Todd Schuermann

Laboratory Plastic Surgery Research Lab
Lab Location M315, University of Missouri Hospital
One Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65212
Lab Category
Lab Facilities Cell culture
Animal Facility Yes (Rat, athymic mice)
Type of Research Skin and soft tissue engineering, extracellular matrix biology
1. Investigator's Name Alexis Armour, MD, MSc, FRCS
Brief Description We are investigating the behaviour of human skin cells (keratinocytes, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, pericytes, melanocytes) in culture on decellularised dermal matrix, with the goal of optimising autologous skin and soft tissue engineering methods.

Opportunity for Student Degree Program Yes  
Research Fellowship Available No
Funding Available Departmental grant and start-up funds
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements BS