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Wound Healing Society
2021 Annual Meeting Program

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
WHS WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS; Heather Powell, PhD; Angela Gibson, MD, PhD
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
WHS SESSION A: Wound Healing Foundation Thomas K. Hunt Lecturer
Moderators: Laura K.S. Parnell, BS, MS, CWS; Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS
Speaker: Randy W. Schekman, PhD
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
WHS SESSION B: MicroRNAs in Wound Healing and Fibrosis
Moderator: Jeffrey M. Davidson, PhD
Speaker: Chandan Sen, PhD
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
WHS SESSION C: Model Systems of Regeneration
Moderators: Swathi Balaji, PhD; John Kubasiak, MD
Speakers: Ashley Seifert, PhD; Anna Huttenlocher, MD
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
WHS SESSION D: Wound Pathogens and the Microbiome
Moderators: Elizabeth Grice, PhD; Katherine Radek, PhD
Speakers: Marvin Whiteley, PhD Irena Pastar, PhD
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
WOUNDSHARK INNOVATION COMPETITION LUNCH
Moderators: Vickie Driver, DPM; Mitchell Sanders, PhD
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WHS SESSION E: ETRS/ WHS JOINT SESSION
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WHS SESSION F: Immunomodulatory Strategies for Wound Healing and Repair
Moderators: Mohamed M. Ibrahim, MD Britani Blackstone, PhD
Speakers: Edward Botchwey, PhD; Kara Spiller, PhD
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
WHS SESSION G: Neuroinflammation
Speakers: Rivkah Isseroff, MD; Daniel Kaplan, MD
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
WHS BUSINESS MEETING
*Presentation of WHS Only Awards
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
SOCIAL EVENT FOR WHS MEMBERS
Registered WHS members are invited to attend. Location Glass Cactus, transportation provided out front of Hotel.

DAY 2: THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
WHS COMMITTEE MEETINGS
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
BREAK
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
SAWC SPRING OPENING CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS
SAWC Co-Chairs: Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD, FAAD; Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
WHS President: Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS
10:30 AM - 10:45 A.M
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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
WHS SESSION H: WOUND HEALING FOUNDATION - WHF-MEDLINE CORIUS INNOVATION LECTURE
Moderators: Laura K. S. Parnell BS, MS, CWS; Gregory S. Schultz, PhD
Speaker: Ivan Jozic, PhD
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
INDUSTRY-SUPPORTED LUNCH SYMPOSIA
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
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1:45 PM - 4:00 PM
WHS SESSION I: YOUNG INVESTIGATORS SYMPOSIUM
Moderators: Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS; Alan Wells, MD DMSc; Ulrich auf dem Keller, PhD
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
SAWC PLENARY: The Human Microbiome: Microbial Friends or Foes
5:15 PM - 7:45 PM
GRAND OPENING OF EXHIBITS/COCKTAIL RECEPTION

DAY 3: FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
WHS COMMITTEE MEETINGS
7:30 AM –9:00 AM
INDUSTRY-SUPPORTED SYMPOSIUM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
BREAK
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
WHS SESSION J: CONCURRENT ORAL ABSTRACTS I
Oral abstract presentations will feature the highest scoring abstracts submitted to the WHS.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
WHS SESSION K: Cancer and Chronic Wounds
Moderators: Traci A. Wilgus, PhD; Ardeshir Bayat, PhD
Speakers: Brian Eliceiri, PhD; Alan Wells, MD, DMsC
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM
WHS MEET THE MENTORS (non-accredited)
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
BREAK
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
WHS SESSION L: CONCURRENT ORAL ABSTRACTS II
Oral abstract presentations will feature the highest scoring abstracts submitted to the WHS.
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
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3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
WHS SESSION M1: 2020 WOUND HEALING FOUNDATION - 3M FELLOWSHIP LECTURE
Moderators: Laura K. S. Parnell BS, MS, CWS; Swathi Balaji, PhD
Speaker: Piul Rabbani, PhD
4:10 PM - 4:50 PM
WHS SESSION M2: 2021 WOUND HEALING FOUNDATION - 3M FELLOWSHIP LECTURE
Moderators: Laura K. S. Parnell BS, MS, CWS; Piul Rabbani, PhD
Speaker: Catherine Anders, PhD
4:50 PM - 5:15 PM
WHS SESSION: WHS/WHF - AWARDS
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
WHS SESSION N: RAPID FIRE POSTER TALKS
Moderators: Swathi Balaji, PhD; Paul Bollyok, MD, PhD
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WHS DAY 3 GENERAL SESSION: Mechanobiology of Wound Healing
Speakers: Boris Hinz, PhD; Ashley C. Brown, PhD
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
WHS/SAWC POSTER RECEPTION AND AWARDS PRESENTATION
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
TRAINEE MIX & MINGLE MIXER

DAY 4: SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
INDUSTRY-SUPPORTED BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
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9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
WHS Day 4 GENERAL SESSION: Meeting the Needs of Our Diverse Patient Population: Wound Healing Challenges That Differ Across Fitzpatrick Skin Types
Moderators: Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD; Robel Beyene, MD
Speakers: Dorothy M. Supp, PhD; Bonnie Carney, PhD
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
WHS SESSION O: CONCURRENT ORAL ABSTRACTS III (non-accredited)
Oral presentations will feature the highest scoring abstracts submitted to the WHS.
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
WHS SESSION P: Advances in Chronic Wound PoC Diagnostics
Moderators: Mitchell Sanders, MD; Eric J. Lullove, MD
Speakers: Thomas E. Serena, MD; Kevin Eliceiri, PhD
12:45 PM
WHS MEETING ADJOURNS
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS