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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

Bond, Jennifer E., George Kokosis, Licheng Ren, M Angelica Selim, Andrew Bergeron, and Howard Levinson. “Wound contraction is attenuated by fasudil inhibition of Rho-associated kinase.” Plast Reconstr Surg 128, no. 5 (November 2011): 438e-450e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e31822b7352.

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Kokosis, George, Jennifer E. Bond, Lei Chen, Licheng Ren, Maria Angelica Selim, and Howard Levinson. “Validation of a Novel Rodent Model to Test Anti-scarring Therapeutics.” Wounds 23, no. 11 (November 2011): 332–41.

Scholars@Duke

Kokosis, George, Gert Blueschke, Matthew Blanton, Howard Levinson, and Detlev Erdmann. “Acute carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to iatrogenic hemorrhage. A case report.” Hand (N Y) 6, no. 2 (June 2011): 206–8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11552-010-9298-0.

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Hadeed, Josef G., Jennifer E. Bond, M Angelica Selim, Andrew Bergeron, L Scott Levin, and Howard Levinson. “Calcium-dependent signaling in Dupuytren's disease.” Hand (N Y) 6, no. 2 (June 2011): 159–64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11552-010-9314-4.

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Hadeed, Josef G., Mark D. Walsh, Theodore N. Pappas, Ivo A. Pestana, Douglas S. Tyler, Howard Levinson, Christopher Mantyh, Danny O. Jacobs, Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadalayan, and Detlev Erdmann. “Complex abdominal wall hernias: a new classification system and approach to management based on review of 133 consecutive patients.” Ann Plast Surg 66, no. 5 (May 2011): 497–503. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182145387.

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Bond, Jennifer E., Trung Q. Ho, Maria Angelica Selim, Cedric L. Hunter, Edith V. Bowers, and Howard Levinson. “Temporal spatial expression and function of non-muscle myosin II isoforms IIA and IIB in scar remodeling.” Lab Invest 91, no. 4 (April 2011): 499–508. https://doi.org/10.1038/labinvest.2010.181.

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Bond, J. E., C. Hunter, M. A. Selim, P. C. Kuo, and H. Levinson. “BLOCKADE OF OSTEOPONTIN WITH A SPECIFIC RNA APTAMER INHIBITOR REDUCES FIBROBLAST ACTIVITY.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 19:A13–A13. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2011.

Scholars@Duke

Bond, Jennifer E., Andrew Bergeron, Peter Thurlow, M Angelica Selim, Edith V. Bowers, Anna Kuang, and Howard Levinson. “Angiotensin-II mediates nonmuscle myosin II activation and expression and contributes to human keloid disease progression.” Mol Med 17, no. 11–12 (2011): 1196–1203. https://doi.org/10.2119/molmed.2010.00265.

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Fearmonti, Regina M., Jennifer E. Bond, Detlev Erdmann, L Scott Levin, Salvatore V. Pizzo, and Howard Levinson. “The modified Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale: a novel approach to defining pathologic and nonpathologic scarring.” Plast Reconstr Surg 127, no. 1 (January 2011): 242–47. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181f959e8.

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