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 Expert  721820

Expert in Wound Healing, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has been involved in studies of angiogenesis for many years. He demonstrated the important role of macrophages in mediating angiogenesis in wound healing and inflammation. His studies of the angiogenic factors produced by macrophages has led to a deeper understanding of the role of cytokines such as TNFalpha, TGFbeta and VEGF in regulating angiogenesis. His work on regulation of angiogenesis by macrophages and macrophage-derived factors continues to be at the forefront of wound healing research.
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angiogenesis

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granulation tissue

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revascularization

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vascular endothelial cell growth factor

Fibrosis is, in part, a corollary of inflammation and wound repair. Expert has been involved in studies of wound healing for almost thirty years, and his work on the role of macrophages in repair has become a central paradigm in the field. As a result of these studies, he has been involved in numerous studies of aberrant repair and fibrosis, and has much experience in this field.
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fibrosis

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skin injury

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wound healing


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Wound Healing, Combat Casualty Care, Hemostasis, Collagen,...
Wound Healing and Management
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Business Development,...
Medical Device Product Development

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1971   Ph.D.   Biochemistry   University of Manchester [England]  
1971   B.Sc.   Biochemistry   University of Manchester   Hons.

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Anatomy, Cell Biology & Injury Sciences

 

Professor

 

Expert runs a research group studying the molecular and cell biology of wound healing and angiogenesis. He also devotes time to teaching cell biology to graduate students and medical students.

1980 to 1992

 

Northwestern University

 

Basic Sciences

 

Professor

 

As a professor at Northwestern, Expert conducted research in the field of wound healing and angiogenesis. He also taught garduate students and dental students.

1974 to 1980

 

Weizmann Institute of Science

 

Biological Ultrastructure

 

Senior Scientist

 

Expert did research on macrophages and wound repair.

1972 to 1974

 

University of Washington

 

Pathology

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow

 

Expert did research in the field of wound healing and macrophage biology during his post-doc at Washington.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of the Wound Healing Society, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), the Inflammation Research Society, and the Society for Leukocyte Biology.

Awards/Recognition

He was Chairman of the Gordon Research Conference on Wound Repair in 1997.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has more than 60 publications and two patents in the fields of wound healing, connective tissue research, angiogenesis and macrophage biology.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The American Journal of Pathology  
 - Human Cytokines: Their role in disease and therapy  
 - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)  
 - Laboratory Investigation  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1980 to   NIH   Grant Reviewer   Expert has reviewed research grant proposals for various study sections at NIH.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has acted as a project consultant for BioCure Inc., providing both in-depth scientific advice and basic in-lab. experimentation on a contract basis.
  • He consulted for the Kendall Co., providing in-depth education in the field of wound repair and project evaluation.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Medical expert for consulting on wound care start up.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Hebrew   Expert reads and writes Hebrew reasonably well, and can get by in conversation, although not fluently.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He regularly runs advanced graduate courses in both cell biology, and the cell biology of the host response to injury.


 

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