Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Primary Lab Contact
Name Al Hassanein, MD, MMSc
Title Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Phone 317-944-0770

Laboratory Indiana University Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory
Lab Location Indiana University Medical Research and Libray Building (IB)
975 W. Walnut Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Lab Category Clinical Outcomes Research
Tissue Engineering
Wound Healing
Other: Lymphedema, Breast Implant Capsule Disease
General Lab Setup PhD Co-Investigator (Dr. Mithun Sinha), post-doc, shared collaboration with Dr. Gayle Gordillo and Dr. Chandan Sen at the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering
Lab Facilities The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering Laboratories (over 8,000 sq ft) are fully-equipped facilities located in the Medical and Library Building (IB) on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. The space contains 6414 sq ft of research lab and lab support space, and 2331 sq ft in administrative space. Direct access to Laboratory Animal Research Center (LARC) via elevators from this floor to the basement.
Animal Facility Yes (small, large)
Type of Research Lymphedema and Breast Implant Capsule disease, basic science and clinical
1. Investigator's Name Al Hassanein, MD
Project Title 1) Mechanistic Determination of Lymphedema; 2) Mechanistic Evaluation of Breast Implant Capsule Disease
Brief Description We study the 1) mechanism of lymphedema and novel treatment strategies and 2) mechanism and treatment of breast implant capsule diseases

Grants Institutional, foundation, departmental
Opportunity for Student Degree Program Yes  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Yes
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements MD, PhD, or medical student