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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, Mohamed Magdy, Jennifer Bond, Andrew Bergeron, Kyle J. Miller, Tosan Ehanire, Carlos Quiles, Elizabeth R. Lorden, et al. “A novel immune competent murine hypertrophic scar contracture model: a tool to elucidate disease mechanism and develop new therapies.” Wound Repair Regen 22, no. 6 (November 2014): 755–64. https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12238.

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Maher, Jason R., Volker Jaedicke, Manuel Medina, Howard Levinson, Maria Angelica Selim, William J. Brown, and Adam Wax. “In vivo analysis of burns in a mouse model using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography.” Opt Lett 39, no. 19 (October 1, 2014): 5594–97. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.005594.

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Holl, Eda K., Jennifer E. Bond, Maria A. Selim, Tosan Ehanire, Bruce Sullenger, and Howard Levinson. “The nucleic acid scavenger polyamidoamine third-generation dendrimer inhibits fibroblast activation and granulation tissue contraction.” Plast Reconstr Surg 134, no. 3 (September 2014): 420e-433e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000471.

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Levinson, Howard, Kyle J. Miller, Samuel B. Adams, and Selene G. Parekh. “Treatment of Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Tarsal Navicular With a Free Medial Femoral Condyle Vascularized Bone Graft: A New Approach to Managing a Difficult Problem.” Foot Ankle Spec 7, no. 4 (August 1, 2014): 332–37. https://doi.org/10.1177/1938640013514270.

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Evans, S. E., M. Medina, J. Scarborough, and H. Levinson. “Abstract 47: simultaneous panniculectomy and ventral hernia repair: a propensity-matched analysis investigating safety of the combined procedure.” In Plast Reconstr Surg, 133:1010–11, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000445830.91599.2f.

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Butala, Parag, Mark D. Fisher, Gert Blueschke, David S. Ruch, Marc J. Richard, Scott T. Hollenbeck, Howard Levinson, Fraser J. Leversedge, and Detlev Erdmann. “Factors associated with transfer of hand injuries to a level 1 trauma center: a descriptive analysis of 1147 cases.” Plast Reconstr Surg 133, no. 4 (April 2014): 842–48. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000017.

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Miller, Kyle J., Elizabeth R. Lorden, Ellen Hammett, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Carlos Quiles, Angelica Selim, Kam W. Leong, and Howard Levinson. “Abstract 166: electrospun synthetic scaffolds: a biomimetic approach to prevent hypertrophic scar contraction.” In Plast Reconstr Surg, 133:182–83, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000444995.05926.58.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Jennifer Bond, Andrew Bergeron, Kyle J. Miller, Tosan Ehanire, Carlos Quiles, Mark Fisher, et al. “Abstract 34: a novel immune competent murine hypertrophic scar contracture model: a tool to elucidate disease mechanism and develop new therapies.” In Plast Reconstr Surg, 133:44–45, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000445067.48096.d1.

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Lorden, E. R., K. Miller, M. Ibrahim, C. Quiles, M. Medina, L. Bashirov, A. Selim, A. Rastegarpour, H. Levinson, and K. W. Leong. “ELECTROSPUN ELASTOMERIC SCAFFOLDS: A BIOENGINEERED APPROACH TO PREVENT HYPERTROPHIC SCAR CONTRACTURE.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 22:A52–A52. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014.

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