Plastic Surgery Research Council
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Primary Lab Contact
Name Theresa Carlomagno
Title Lab and Program Manager
Phone 650-736-2776
Email tcarlomagno@stanford.edu

Website http://gurtnerlab.stanford.edu
Laboratory Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine
Lab Location Stanford University
257 Campus Drive GK201
Stanford, CA 94305
Lab Category Fat Grafting & Stem Cell Research
Tissue Engineering
Wound Healing
Lab Facilities The Gurtner laboratory occupies 14 benches in the 4,000 square foot Hagey Pediatric Surgical Research Lab located on the Stanford University Campus. The facility includes a state of the art animal surgery suite suite with isoflurane chambers, surgery stations and high magnification microscopes for a range of small animal surgeries. The laboratory also contains a Fluidigm Biomark HD system and Fluidigm C1 Single-Cell Auto Prep System that is able to prepare single-cell templates for mRNA and DNA sequencing, epigenetics or miRNA expression, which allows for investigation of tissue heterogeneity with single-cell accuracy. The laboratory has full capacity for standard cell culture, biomolecular and histological analyses. The Hagey Pediatric Research Lab is located in the center of Stanford University Medical Center allowing researchers easy access to the Hospital and Clinics, core research facilities and Lane medical library.
Animal Facility Yes (Mice, Rats, Dog, Pig)
Type of Research In vitro and in vivo work in stem cell biology, biomaterials, fibrosis, bioreactor-based microvascular flap technologies, targeted therapeutics
1. Investigator's Name Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS
Brief Description This is a highly productive multidisciplinary translational research laboratory that aims to develop novel strategies for regenerative medicine. We have had a high level of success training research fellows and many have gone on to competitive fellowships and academic positions through the country. There are numerous ongoing projects that have the potential to significantly impact clinical practice and we continue to publish our findings in high impact journals.

Opportunity for Student Degree Program yes (requires 4-5 years)  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available n/a
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements General surgery or plastic surgery residents preferred. Medical students will be considered.