Wound Healing Society
Newsletter: February, 2021
WHS Mission and Guiding Principles

Mission: Improve wound healing outcomes through science, professional education, and communication by:


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WoundShark Innovation Competition
Apply today for the 2021 WHS Wound Shark Innovation Competition. The competition features two tracks to apply for the Innovation Award: a Research Track and Translational Track for groundbreaking science and new product innovations.
Supported By:
Alira Health

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Deadline: Monday, April 5, 2021

WHF Summer Research Fellowship
Sponsored by the Wound Healing Society

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021

$3,000 Stipend + $1,000 Lab Supplies + $1,000 Travel Grant (to WHS 2022 Annual Meeting) *upon abstract acceptance

Scope of Award

2020 Summer Research Fellowship Winner:

David Chesko
"The Effects of NF-kB Signaling in Dermal Fibroblasts on Scar Formation"

H. Paul Ehrlich Rising Star in Wound Healing Award

The Wound Healing Foundation is excited to announce the H. Paul Ehrlich Rising Star in Wound Healing award. Dr. Ehrlich was a nationally and internationally recognized scientist in wound healing and scar research, who made a major impact in our understanding of collagen metabolism during wound healing. Dr. Ehrlich was a founding member of the Wound Healing Society and its second president. Dr Ehrlich faithfully served the Wound Healing Foundation continuously as a Board of Director for 13 years and as Foundation Awards Chair for 15 years. He was a staunch supporter of young investigator research and a great mentor. He understood how much an award could impact a young investigator's career, and he made major contributions to the success of numerous research and educational efforts of the Foundation and the Society.

Award nomination criteria:

The Award consists of recognition and a monetary prize, given to a promising nominee with leadership potential in wound healing research. Applicants must:

Application package:

  1. Each nominee is nominated by a member of the Wound Healing Society via a nomination letter which includes:
    1. Name, degree and position of the nominee.
    2. A list of wound healing-related publications in the last 5 years.
    3. Statement regarding the rationale for the nomination that includes
      1. Detailed contribution of the nominee to the wound healing research
      2. Nominee's commitment to wound healing research
      3. Nominee's potential to become a leader within the wound healing community
  2. Two to three (2-3) additional letters of recommendation from the nominee's mentors and/or established investigators in wound healing community.

Deadline to submit nomination: April 5, 2021

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