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Collaboration Type: Fellowship
Collaboration Title: The Wald Plastic Surgery Laboratory Research Fellowship - Craniofacial Biology & Plastic Surgery Outcomes Research
Date Available: 7/1/2019
Location: Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Description: The Wald Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory under the direction of PI, Anand Kumar MD, is seeking a dynamic, energetic research fellow interested in craniofacial/plastic surgery outcomes research and basic science research supporting muscle derived stem cell mediated bone and muscle tissue regeneration. This is an ideal position for an ambitious applicant interested in strengthening their CV for application to medical school or residency/fellowship. Our lab continues to promote and mentor our fellows into academic positions of their choice.

Ideal candidates are postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, residents, graduate students, and medical students with at least 1 year of prior basic lab experience and or clinical research experience. Familiarity with the following techniques are essential: cell culture, confocal and florescent microscopy, transcriptome analysis, statistical analysis, grant writing, and experimental design

Commitment: 1-2 years

Funding: Dependent upon applicant

Please contact Dr. Anand Kumar MD ( or administrative assistant Vicki Rainey (
Contact: Anand Kumar, MD, FACS, FAAP

PI Wald Plastic Surgery Laboratory

Residency Program Director

Director, Cleft & Craniofacial Center

Division Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery/Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery

Dewayne Greenwood Richey II Endowed Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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