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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

McKinnon, Elizabeth, James Parra, Mohammad Ibrahim, Howard Levinson, and Mary E. Sunday. “Expression of Markers for Pericytes and Myofibroblasts in Bleomycin (Bleo)-Induced Dermal Fibrosis: Potential Role of Neuropeptide Receptors in a Mouse Model for Scleroderma (SSc).” In Modern Pathology, 30:134A-134A. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017.

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Kokosis, George, Zhifei Sun, Yash J. Avashia, Mohamed A. Adam, Howard Levinson, Detlev Erdmann, Christopher R. Mantyh, and John Migaly. “V-Y fasciocutaneous flap closure technique is a safe and efficacious alternative to primary closure of the perineal wound following abdominoperineal resection.” Am J Surg 213, no. 2 (February 2017): 371–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.04.018.

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Zhao, Y., J. R. Maher, M. M. Ibrahim, J. S. Chien, H. Levinson, and A. Wax. “In vivo rat skin flap viability assessment using dual axis spectroscopic optical coherence tomography.” In Optics Infobase Conference Papers, Vol. Part F62-BODA 2017, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1364/BODA.2017.BoM4A.4.

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Giattino, Charles M., Jacob E. Gardner, Faris M. Sbahi, Kenneth C. Roberts, Mary Cooter, Eugene Moretti, Jeffrey N. Browndyke, et al. “Intraoperative Frontal Alpha-Band Power Correlates with Preoperative Neurocognitive Function in Older Adults.” Front Syst Neurosci 11 (2017): 24. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2017.00024.

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Jackman, Jennifer G., Hemraj Juwarker, Luke P. Poveromo, Howard Levinson, Kam W. Leong, and Bruce A. Sullenger. “Polycationic Nanofibers for Nucleic Acid Scavenging.” Biomacromolecules 17, no. 11 (November 14, 2016): 3706–13. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01236.

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Zhao, Yang, Jason R. Maher, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Jennifer S. Chien, Howard Levinson, and Adam Wax. “Deep imaging of absorption and scattering features by multispectral multiple scattering low coherence interferometry.” Biomed Opt Express 7, no. 10 (October 1, 2016): 3916–26. https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.7.003916.

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Cho, Eugenia H., Ryan M. Garcia, Irene Pien, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, Howard Levinson, Detlev Erdmann, L Scott Levin, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Vascular considerations in foot and ankle free tissue transfer: Analysis of 231 free flaps.” Microsurgery 36, no. 4 (May 2016): 276–83. https://doi.org/10.1002/micr.22406.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed, Vrad Levering, Eileen Lanham, James Parra, Harold Leraas, Gabriel Lopez, Bruce Klitzman, Andrew Peterson, and Howard Levinson. “MP24-17 PERVASIVE BIOFILM COVERAGE: AN ANALYSIS OF BIOFILM FORMATION IN INDWELLING URINARY CATHETERS.” In Journal of Urology, Vol. 195. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2016.02.773.

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Lorden, Elizabeth R., Kyle J. Miller, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Latif Bashirov, Ellen Hammett, Syandan Chakraborty, Carlos Quiles-Torres, M Angelica Selim, Kam W. Leong, and Howard Levinson. “Biostable electrospun microfibrous scaffolds mitigate hypertrophic scar contraction in an immune-competent murine model.” Acta Biomater 32 (March 1, 2016): 100–109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2015.12.025.

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Ibrahim, M. M., M. Ogilvie, J. Lin, H. Diao, U. Milbreta, H. Long, S. Chew, and H. Levinson. “DELIVERY OF MIR THROUGH BIODEGRADABLE SCAFFOLDS.” Wound Repair and Regeneration 24, no. 2 (March 1, 2016): A12–A12.

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