Newsletter: Summer, 2018

Wound Healing Society Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE:

WHS Mission and Guiding Principles
Mission: Improve wound healing outcomes through science, professional education, and communication by:
  • Leading multi-disciplinary research in wound science and outcomes.
  • Linking scientists and clinicians to advance wound healing research.
  • Translating discovery into evidence based clinical outcomes.
  • Communicating through mentoring, education, publications, and global networking.

membership meeting

2019 WHS Annual Meeting

May 7-10, 2019
San Antonio, Texas

Irena Pastar, PhD Irena Pastar, PhD
Assistant Prof, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The WHS Awards Committee, chaired by Dr Irena Pastar and co-chaired by Dr Daria Narmoneva, is proud to announce launching of the Summer Research Trainee Award. This award recognizes undergraduate students and young professionals attending school (master students, and MD, DDS/DMD, DVM students) who are devoting a minimum of 12 weeks to conduct summer research project in the field of wound healing... More

Communications Committee Update

Mohamed Ibrahim, MD Mohamed Ibrahim, MD
Duke University Medical Center

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Swathi Balaji, PhD Swathi Balaji, PhD
Co-Chair 2014-2018
Baylor College of Medicine,
Texas Children's Hospital
Heather Powell, PhD Heather Powell, PhD
Co-Chair 2015-2018
Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Children's Hospital Colorado
Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado are using the phenomenon of fetal regeneration to improve wound healing and repair heart tissue. More

WRR Journal

Wound Repair and Regeneration (WRR) is dedicated to the publication of high-impact, in depth investigations of mechanisms of tissue repair and outcomes from well-designed and carefully analyzed clinical studies. More

Advances in Wound Care

Advances in Wound Care The WHS member discount prices for 2019 are:

Print and Online US $240
Print and Online Foreign $318
Online only $219

Vascular Biology

Vascular Biology

Vascular Biology is a new open access, peer-reviewed journal devoted to vascular biology in disease, injury and regeneration, led by an esteemed editorial board.

Brought to you by Bioscientifica, a long-established society publisher, Vascular Biology will offer vigorous yet rapid peer review of articles that reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of vascular research.

The journal is now open for submissions, with Bioscientifica sponsoring the Article Publication Charge during the launch years*, offering authors far-reaching exposure and impact for their work at no additional cost.

All articles will be retrospectively indexed in PubMed once the journal has been accepted for indexing. Register for further updates. *Bioscientifica will sponsor the Article Publication Charge during the first few years of launch, after which it will be competitively priced.

Save the Date

4th International Conference of Wound Care, Wound Nursing, Tissue Repair & Regenerative Medicine
October 5-6, 2018
Los Angeles, USA
Theme: Advanced wound healing techniques for the cure and care of wounded patients


3rd Annual Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA)
October 12-14, 2018
Women's College Hospital Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario


Journées Cicatrisations 2019 I French Wound Healing Society Annual Meeting
Journées Cicatrisations 2019 I French Wound Healing Society Annual Meeting
20-22 January 2019
Paris, France


3rd Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair Conference
February 15-18, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas
3rd Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair Conference
Sabine Werner (ETH Zurich) and Bradley Olwin (University of Colorado)


14th Global Dermatologist Congress
14th Global Dermatologist Congress
April 18-19, 2019
Rome, Italy
Theme: Modern Dermatological Technologies and Advanced Therapeutics

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