Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Primary Lab Contact
Name Alex K. Wong, MD
Title Assistant Professor of Surgery
Phone 323-442-7920

Laboratory USC Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Laboratory
Lab Location Keck School of Medicine of USC
2250 Alcazar Street, CSA 222
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Lab Category Fat Grafting & Stem Cell Research
Microsurgery/Flap Physiology
Wound Healing
General Lab Setup 1-2 post-doctoral fellows; 1-3 medical or graduate students
Lab Facilities Tissue culture, molecular biology, operating surgical microscope, access to core facilities
Animal Facility Yes (Mice, Rats)
Type of Research Translational and basic research using animal model systems and patient tissue
1. Investigator's Name Alex K. Wong, MD
Project Title 9-cis retanoic acid for prevention and treatment of lymphedema

2. Investigator's Name Alex K. Wong, MD
Project Title Molecular biology of radiation induced delayed wound healing

3. Investigator's Name Alex K. Wong, MD
Project Title Venous congestion in microvascular flaps

Grants NIH, Private foundation, Industrial grants, PSF, CIRM
Opportunity for Student Degree Program Yes  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Depending on qualifications
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements MD or PhD