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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

Ibrahim, M. M., M. A. Medina, J. Bond, L. Chen, C. Quiles, G. Kokosis, L. Bashirov, A. Selim, B. Klitzman, and H. Levinson. “FOREIGN BODY REACTION TO COMMONLY USED SURGICAL BIOMATERIALS.” Wound Repair and Regeneration 24, no. 2 (March 1, 2016): A12–13.

Scholars@Duke

Ibrahim, M. M., E. McKinnon, J. Parra, M. Mohammed, M. Sunday, and H. Levinson. “GASTRIN-RELEASING PEPTIDE AND SCLERODERMA: A POTENTIAL NOVEL MECHANISM OF TISSUE FIBROSIS.” Wound Repair and Regeneration 24, no. 2 (March 1, 2016): A13–A13.

Scholars@Duke

Lorden, E., T. Ramchal, P. Chandra, L. Bashirov, M. M. Ibrahim, E. Hammett, B. Klitzman, et al. “PORE SIZE IMPACTS HYPERTROPHIC SCARRING-RELATED OUTCOMES IN 3D PRINTED POLYURETHANE SCAFFOLDS.” Wound Repair and Regeneration 24, no. 2 (March 1, 2016): A16–17.

Scholars@Duke

McKinnon, Elizabeth L., Mohamad Ibrahim, Howard Levinson, and Mary E. Sunday. “Gastrin-Releasing Peptide (GRP) and Scleroderma: A Potential Novel Mechanism of Tissue Fibrosis.” In Laboratory Investigation, 96:132A-132A. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

McKinnon, Elizabeth L., Mohamad Ibrahim, Howard Levinson, and Mary E. Sunday. “Gastrin-Releasing Peptide (GRP) and Scleroderma: A Potential Novel Mechanism of Tissue Fibrosis.” In Modern Pathology, 29:132A-132A. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Cho, Eugenia H., Ryan M. Garcia, Jared Blau, Howard Levinson, Detlev Erdmann, L Scott Levin, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Microvascular Anastomoses Using End-to-End versus End-to-Side Technique in Lower Extremity Free Tissue Transfer.” J Reconstr Microsurg 32, no. 2 (February 2016): 114–20. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1563397.

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Bennett, Kyla M., Howard Levinson, John E. Scarborough, and Cynthia K. Shortell. “Validated prediction model for severe groin wound infection after lower extremity revascularization procedures.” J Vasc Surg 63, no. 2 (February 2016): 414–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2015.08.094.

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Galloway-Peña, Jessica, Meredith E. Clement, Batu K. Sharma Kuinkel, Felicia Ruffin, Anthony R. Flores, Howard Levinson, Samuel A. Shelburne, Zack Moore, and Vance G. Fowler. “Application of Whole-Genome Sequencing to an Unusual Outbreak of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease.” Open Forum Infect Dis 3, no. 1 (January 2016): ofw042. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw042.

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Rastegarpour, Ali, Michael Cheung, Madhurima Vardhan, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Charles E. Butler, and Howard Levinson. “Surgical mesh for ventral incisional hernia repairs: Understanding mesh design.” Plast Surg (Oakv) 24, no. 1 (2016): 41–50. https://doi.org/10.4172/plastic-surgery.1000955.

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Levering, Vrad, Changyong Cao, Phanindhar Shivapooja, Howard Levinson, Xuanhe Zhao, and Gabriel P. López. “Urinary catheter capable of repeated on-demand removal of infectious biofilms via active deformation.” Biomaterials 77 (January 2016): 77–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.10.070.

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