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Howard Levinson, MD

Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in Pathology
Associate Professor in Dermatology
Office: Dept of Surgery, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3974 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Fibrosis
Wound Healing
Cell Contractility
Tissue Remodeling
Medical device development including hernia mesh, tissue engineered skin and wound care technologies

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, 1997

In the News

Publications

Levinson, Howard, James E. Hopper, and H Paul Ehrlich. “Overexpression of integrin alphav promotes human osteosarcoma cell populated collagen lattice contraction and cell migration.” J Cell Physiol 193, no. 2 (November 2002): 219–24. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.10164.

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Levinson, H., Z. Peled, W. Liu, M. T. Longaker, G. M. Allison, and H. P. Ehrlich. “Fetal rat amniotic fluid: transforming growth factor beta and fibroblast collagen lattice contraction.” J Surg Res 100, no. 2 (October 2001): 205–10. https://doi.org/10.1006/jsre.2001.6243.

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Chin, G. S., S. Lee, M. Hsu, W. Liu, W. J. Kim, H. Levinson, and M. T. Longaker. “Discoidin domain receptors and their ligand, collagen, are temporally regulated in fetal rat fibroblasts in vitro.” Plast Reconstr Surg 107, no. 3 (March 2001): 769–76. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006534-200103000-00018.

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Chin, G. S., W. Liu, D. Steinbrech, M. Hsu, H. Levinson, and M. T. Longaker. “Cellular signaling by tyrosine phosphorylation in keloid and normal human dermal fibroblasts.” Plast Reconstr Surg 106, no. 7 (December 2000): 1532–40. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006534-200012000-00014.

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Chin, G. S., W. J. Kim, T. Y. Lee, W. Liu, P. B. Saadeh, S. Lee, H. Levinson, G. K. Gittes, and M. T. Longaker. “Differential expression of receptor tyrosine kinases and Shc in fetal and adult rat fibroblasts: toward defining scarless versus scarring fibroblast phenotypes.” Plast Reconstr Surg 105, no. 3 (March 2000): 972–79. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006534-200003000-00021.

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The Influence of the Anabolic Agent, Oxandrolone, upon the Expression of Procollagen Types I and III mRNA in Human Fibroblasts Cultured on Collagen or Plastic.” Wounds 13, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 66–71.

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