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The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is an international center for peripheral nerve techniques, tissue engineering, lymphedema research and much more. Our ambitious scientists and surgeons are at the forefront of discovery in every subspecialty of plastic surgery, working to bring their latest findings from lab bench to patient bedside.
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Students, residents, fellows and staff take part in research that spans all 10 plastic surgery specialties.
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We are looking for experienced researchers to join our innovative laboratories.
The Plastic Surgery Research Laboratories in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine are looking for a research fellow to join the multi-disciplinary research team. A successful candidate will be involved in creating bioengineering platforms for tissue regeneration, focusing on head-to-toe basic science and preclinical research topics relevant to plastic surgery. A successful candidate will spend at least one dedicated year to full time research in this domain working with faculty including Drs. Justin Sacks, Xiaowei Li, Amanda Westman, and Matthew Wood.
This position is for graduate or medical students or recent medical school graduates still seeking residency who are coming to Washington University to work on a research project as part of practical training or for thesis/dissertation research while maintaining student status with their home university. These students are not enrolled at Washington University. Please send your resume or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mitchell A. Pet, MD
Associate Director, Hand, Nerve & Microsurgery Fellowship Program
Acellular Nerve Allografts in Major Peripheral Nerve Repairs
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