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Primary Lab Contact
Name Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH
Title Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Phone 617-632-7835
Email btlee@bidmc.harvard.edu

Website http://www.bidmc.org/Centers-and-Departments/Departments/Surgery/Research/Plastic-and-Reconstructive-Surgery/Bernard-Lee.aspx
Laboratory Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory, Center for Molecular Imaging
Lab Location Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
Lab Category Clinical Outcomes Research
Microsurgery/Flap Physiology
General Lab Setup 900 square feet of lab space including large and small animal surgical facilities
Lab Facilities Large and small animal OR facilities
Animal Facility Yes (Large and small animal)
Type of Research Near infrared imaging and microsurgery
1. Investigator's Name Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH
Project Title Real-Time Flap Viability Monitoring during Facial Transplantation
Brief Description Over the last several years, my basic science research has focused on near infrared imaging (NIR) technologies to identify perfusion characteristics of flaps in reconstructive surgery. We are using two imaging modalities: Fluorescence-Assisted Resection and Exploration (FLARE) system and Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging (SFDI). We have successfully translated this technology from large animal models to first-in-human clinical trials.

Grants NIH R01
Opportunity for Student Degree Program Y  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Yes
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements MD or PhD