NINR-supported researcher Dr. Marjana Tomic-Canic presented “Wizardry of Tissue Repair and Regeneration: A Tale of Skin Cells When Their Magic Is All but Gone” as part of the NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS) on March 7 at 3 p.m. in the NIH Clinical Center’s Masur Auditorium.
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About the Speaker:
Dr. Tomic-Canic is a professor of Dermatology and a graduate faculty member of the Program in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. She is also director of the UM Wound Healing and Regenerative Medicine Research Program. Dr. Tomic-Canic received her doctoral and postdoctoral training at the NYU School of Medicine before joining the faculty there. As faculty of the Cornell University Weill Medical College, she directed the Tissue Repair Program at the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Department of Tissue Engineering, Regeneration, and Repair.
Dr. Tomic-Canic’s current research focus is the molecular and cellular mechanisms of wound healing, including human and diabetic models of wound healing, wound genomics analyses, generating primary cells from patients’ wound biopsies, local sustained gene delivery, cellular assays of wound healing, and the histology and immunohistochemistry of skin. She has been continuously funded by the NIH for more than 10 years.
Dr. Tomic-Canic is a member of the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the Association of Advanced Wound Care, American Diabetes Association, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Wound Healing Society and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biological Chemistry and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.