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Victor Wong

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
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    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDBA05/2001Biology
    Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.MS06/2004Physiology
    Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MOMD05/2010Medicine
    Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA06/2013Pediatrics
    UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego06/2016Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
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    Saint Louis University20082nd Place, 43rd Annual AOA Medical Student Research Forum
    Saint Louis University 2010Arnold P. Gold Foundation - Humanism in Medicine
    Children's Hospital of Orange County2013Merle J. Carson Award
    UCSD - Dept of Pediatrics2018Young Faculty Endowed Chair Award

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    I am a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor in pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. I am board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. On the inpatient service, I spend my time on the Leukemia/Lymphoma service with clinical interests in acute lymphoblastic leukemias and pediatric lymphomas including both Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(NHL).

    I completed my pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at UC San Diego. During that time, I developed an academic interest in cancer immunology during my fellowship studying tumor-induced exhaustion at the La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology in the laboratory of Dr. Anjana Rao. My clinical research interests included examining the role of tumor profiling in guiding targeted therapy.

    I am very much interested in combining my basic science and clinical interests to explore novel therapies for refractory and relapsed cancers through both translational and clinical projects.

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    1. Paul MR, Wong V, Aristizabal P, Kuo DJ. Treatment of Recurrent Refractory Pediatric Pre-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Using Inotuzumab Ozogamicin Monotherapy Resulting in CD22 Antigen Expression Loss as a Mechanism of Therapy Resistance. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Feb 22. PMID: 30807395.
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    2. Wang YM, Mo JQ, Kuo DJ, Wong V. MLL rearranged acute lymphoblastic leukaemia presenting as a maxillary sinus mass with a discordant immunophenotypic profile from the bone marrow. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Feb 15; 12(2). PMID: 30772833.
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    3. Whittam AJ, Maan ZN, Duscher D, Barrera JA, Hu MS, Fischer LH, Khong S, Kwon SH, Wong VW, Walmsley GG, Giacco F, Januszyk M, Brownlee M, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Small molecule inhibition of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 enhances bone marrow progenitor cell function and angiogenesis in diabetic wounds. Transl Res. 2019 Mar; 205:51-63. PMID: 30452888.
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    4. Yu JC, Shliakhtsitsava K, Wang YM, Paul M, Farnaes L, Wong V, Kim J, Thornburg CD. Hematologic Manifestations of Nutritional Deficiencies: Early Recognition is Essential to Prevent Serious Complications. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 Oct 18. PMID: 30339653.
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    5. Wong VW, Higgins JP. Evidence-Based Medicine: Management of Metacarpal Fractures. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jul; 140(1):140e-151e. PMID: 28654615.
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    6. Mognol GP, Spreafico R, Wong V, Scott-Browne JP, Togher S, Hoffmann A, Hogan PG, Rao A, Trifari S. Exhaustion-associated regulatory regions in CD8+ tumor-infiltrating T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 03 28; 114(13):E2776-E2785. PMID: 28283662.
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    7. Pavlick D, Schrock AB, Malicki D, Stephens PJ, Kuo DJ, Ahn H, Turpin B, Allen JM, Rosenzweig M, Badizadegan K, Ross JS, Miller VA, Wong V, Ali SM. Identification of NTRK fusions in pediatric mesenchymal tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug; 64(8). PMID: 28097808.
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    8. Rosenzweig M, Ali SM, Wong V, Schrock AB, Laetsch TW, Ahrens W, Heilmann A, Morley S, Chudnovsky Y, Erlich RL, Wang K, Stephens PJ, Ross JS, Miller VA, Oesterheld J. A case of advanced infantile myofibromatosis harboring a novel MYH10-RET fusion. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 07; 64(7). PMID: 28028925.
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    9. Scott-Browne JP, López-Moyado IF, Trifari S, Wong V, Chavez L, Rao A, Pereira RM. Dynamic Changes in Chromatin Accessibility Occur in CD8+ T Cells Responding to Viral Infection. Immunity. 2016 12 20; 45(6):1327-1340. PMID: 27939672.
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    10. Rodrigues M, Wong VW, Gurtner GC. Finding a needle in a "needlestack". Cell Cycle. 2016 12 16; 15(24):3331-3332. PMID: 27575400.
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    11. Wong VW, Major MR, Higgins JP. Nonoperative Management of Acute Upper Limb Ischemia. Hand (N Y). 2016 Jun; 11(2):131-43. PMID: 27390553; PMCID: PMC4920541 [Available on 06/01/17].
    12. Whittam AJ, Maan ZN, Duscher D, Wong VW, Barrera JA, Januszyk M, Gurtner GC. Challenges and Opportunities in Drug Delivery for Wound Healing. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2016 Feb 01; 5(2):79-88. PMID: 26862465.
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    13. Kraft CT, Agarwal S, Ranganathan K, Wong VW, Loder S, Li J, Delano MJ, Levi B. Trauma-induced heterotopic bone formation and the role of the immune system: A review. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Jan; 80(1):156-65. PMID: 26491794; PMCID: PMC4688132 [Available on 01/01/17].
    14. Wheatley BM, Hanley MG, Wong VW, Sabino JM, Potter BK, Tintle SM, Fleming ME, Valerio IL. Heterotopic Ossification following Tissue Transfer for Combat-Casualty Complex Periarticular Injuries. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Dec; 136(6):808e-14e. PMID: 26595036.
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    15. Wong V, Pavlick D, Brennan T, Yelensky R, Crawford J, Ross JS, Miller VA, Malicki D, Stephens PJ, Ali SM, Ahn H. Evaluation of a Congenital Infantile Fibrosarcoma by Comprehensive Genomic Profiling Reveals an LMNA-NTRK1 Gene Fusion Responsive to Crizotinib. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Jan; 108(1). PMID: 26563356.
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    16. Gurtner GC, Wong VW. Filamin A Mediates Wound Closure by Promoting Elastic Deformation and Maintenance of Tension in the Collagen Matrix. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 135(11):2569-2571. PMID: 26548489.
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    17. Duscher D, Maan ZN, Whittam AJ, Sorkin M, Hu MS, Walmsley GG, Baker H, Fischer LH, Januszyk M, Wong VW, Gurtner GC. Fibroblast-Specific Deletion of Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1 Critically Impairs Murine Cutaneous Neovascularization and Wound Healing. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov; 136(5):1004-13. PMID: 26505703.
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    18. Niacaris T, Wong VW, Patel KM, Januszyk M, Starnes T, Murphy MS, Higgins JP. Common radiographic imaging modalities fail to accurately predict capitate morphology. Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep; 10(3):444-9. PMID: 26330776; PMCID: PMC4551628.
    19. Duscher D, Barrera J, Wong VW, Maan ZN, Whittam AJ, Januszyk M, Gurtner GC. Stem Cells in Wound Healing: The Future of Regenerative Medicine? A Mini-Review. Gerontology. 2016; 62(2):216-25. PMID: 26045256.
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    20. Major MR, Wong VW, Nelson ER, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. The foreign body response: at the interface of surgery and bioengineering. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 May; 135(5):1489-98. PMID: 25919260.
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    21. Walmsley GG, McArdle A, Tevlin R, Momeni A, Atashroo D, Hu MS, Feroze AH, Wong VW, Lorenz PH, Longaker MT, Wan DC. Nanotechnology in bone tissue engineering. Nanomedicine. 2015 Jul; 11(5):1253-63. PMID: 25791811; PMCID: PMC4476906.
    22. Walmsley GG, Maan ZN, Wong VW, Duscher D, Hu MS, Zielins ER, Wearda T, Muhonen E, McArdle A, Tevlin R, Atashroo DA, Senarath-Yapa K, Lorenz HP, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Scarless wound healing: chasing the holy grail. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):907-17. PMID: 25719706.
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    23. Motakef S, Rodriguez-Feliz J, Chung MT, Ingargiola MJ, Wong VW, Patel A. Vaginal labiaplasty: current practices and a simplified classification system for labial protrusion. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):774-88. PMID: 25719696.
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    24. Walmsley GG, Rinkevich Y, Hu MS, Montoro DT, Lo DD, McArdle A, Maan ZN, Morrison SD, Duscher D, Whittam AJ, Wong VW, Weissman IL, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Live fibroblast harvest reveals surface marker shift in vitro. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2015 Mar; 21(3):314-21. PMID: 25275778; PMCID: PMC4346232.
    25. Wong V, Lefloch N, Crawford JR. Fatal gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a young boy with newly diagnosed metastatic medulloblastoma on high dose dexamethasone. Case Rep Pediatr. 2014; 2014:478326. PMID: 25478272; PMCID: PMC4247944.
    26. Wan DC, Wong VW, Longaker MT, Yang GP, Wei FC. Moisturizing different racial skin types. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2014 Jun; 7(6):25-32. PMID: 25013536; PMCID: PMC4086530.
    27. Januszyk M, Wong VW, Bhatt KA, Vial IN, Paterno J, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Mechanical offloading of incisional wounds is associated with transcriptional downregulation of inflammatory pathways in a large animal model. Organogenesis. 2014 Apr-Jun; 10(2):186-93. PMID: 24739276; PMCID: PMC4154952.
    28. Wong V, Crawford JR. Extensive subdural spinal enhancement mimicking leptomeningeal disease in a young child with posterior fossa tumour following lumbar puncture and surgery. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Apr 15; 2014. PMID: 24810452; PMCID: PMC3992536.
    29. Walmsley GG, Hyun J, McArdle A, Senarath-Yapa K, Hu MS, Chung MT, Wong VW, Longaker MT, Wan DC. Induced pluripotent stem cells in regenerative medicine and disease modeling. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2014 Mar; 9(2):73-81. PMID: 24359141.
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    30. Januszyk M, Wong VW, Bhatt K, Vial IN, Dauskardt R, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Abstract 33: Stress Offloading through Mechanomodulation is Associated with Down-Regulation of Inflammatory Pathways in a Large Animal Model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl):44. PMID: 25942144.
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    31. Wong VW, You F, Januszyk M, Gurtner GC, Kuang AA. Transcriptional profiling of rapamycin-treated fibroblasts from hypertrophic and keloid scars. Ann Plast Surg. 2014; 72(6):711-9. PMID: 24835866; PMCID: PMC4886898.
    32. Wong VW, Martindale RG, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. From germ theory to germ therapy: skin microbiota, chronic wounds, and probiotics. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):854e-861e. PMID: 24165637.
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    33. Wong VW, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Wound healing: a paradigm for regeneration. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Sep; 88(9):1022-31. PMID: 24001495.
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    34. Wong VW, Beasley B, Zepeda J, Dauskardt RH, Yock PG, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. A Mechanomodulatory Device to Minimize Incisional Scar Formation. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2013 May; 2(4):185-194. PMID: 24527342.
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    35. Wong VW, You F, Januszyk M, Kuang AA. Tacrolimus fails to regulate collagen expression in dermal fibroblasts. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):678-90. PMID: 23647800.
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    36. Rustad KC, Wong VW, Gurtner GC. The role of focal adhesion complexes in fibroblast mechanotransduction during scar formation. Differentiation. 2013 Oct; 86(3):87-91. PMID: 23623400.
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    37. Wong VW, Sorkin M, Gurtner GC. Enabling stem cell therapies for tissue repair: current and future challenges. Biotechnol Adv. 2013 Sep-Oct; 31(5):744-51. PMID: 23178704; PMCID: PMC3620919.
    38. Hyun JS, Tran MC, Wong VW, Chung MT, Lo DD, Montoro DT, Wan DC, Longaker MT. Enhancing stem cell survival in vivo for tissue repair. Biotechnol Adv. 2013 Sep-Oct; 31(5):736-43. PMID: 23153460.
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    39. Wong VW, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Soft tissue mechanotransduction in wound healing and fibrosis. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2012 Dec; 23(9):981-6. PMID: 23036529.
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    40. Senarath-Yapa K, Chung MT, McArdle A, Wong VW, Quarto N, Longaker MT, Wan DC. Craniosynostosis: molecular pathways and future pharmacologic therapy. Organogenesis. 2012 Oct-Dec; 8(4):103-13. PMID: 23249483; PMCID: PMC3562251.
    41. Wong VW, Wan DC, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Regenerative surgery: tissue engineering in general surgical practice. World J Surg. 2012 Oct; 36(10):2288-99. PMID: 22777416.
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    42. Chen JS, Wong VW, Gurtner GC. Therapeutic potential of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells for cutaneous wound healing. Front Immunol. 2012; 3:192. PMID: 22787462; PMCID: PMC3392692.
    43. Nelson ER, Wong VW, Krebsbach PH, Wang SC, Levi B. Heterotopic ossification following burn injury: the role of stem cells. J Burn Care Res. 2012 Jul-Aug; 33(4):463-70. PMID: 22683987.
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    44. Wong VW, Gurtner GC. Tissue engineering for the management of chronic wounds: current concepts and future perspectives. Exp Dermatol. 2012 Oct; 21(10):729-34. PMID: 22742728.
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    45. Wong VW, Levi B, Rajadas J, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Stem cell niches for skin regeneration. Int J Biomater. 2012; 2012:926059. PMID: 22701121; PMCID: PMC3371691.
    46. Wong VW, Levi K, Akaishi S, Schultz G, Dauskardt RH. Scar zones: region-specific differences in skin tension may determine incisional scar formation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun; 129(6):1272-6. PMID: 22634644.
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    47. Wan DC, Wong VW, Longaker MT. Craniofacial reconstruction with induced pluripotent stem cells. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 May; 23(3):623-6. PMID: 22627398; PMCID: PMC3544558.
    48. Hyun JS, Chung MT, Wong VW, Montoro D, Longaker MT, Wan DC. Rethinking the blastema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 May; 129(5):1097-103. PMID: 22544093.
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    49. Levi B, Glotzbach JP, Wong VW, Nelson ER, Hyun J, Wan DC, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Stem cells: update and impact on craniofacial surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Jan; 23(1):319-22. PMID: 22337434; PMCID: PMC3282019.
    50. Levi B, Wan DC, Wong VW, Nelson E, Hyun J, Longaker MT. Cranial suture biology: from pathways to patient care. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Jan; 23(1):13-9. PMID: 22337368.
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    51. Wong VW, Rustad KC, Akaishi S, Sorkin M, Glotzbach JP, Januszyk M, Nelson ER, Levi K, Paterno J, Vial IN, Kuang AA, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Focal adhesion kinase links mechanical force to skin fibrosis via inflammatory signaling. Nat Med. 2011 Dec 11; 18(1):148-52. PMID: 22157678; PMCID: PMC4457506.
    52. Wong VW, Rustad KC, Glotzbach JP, Sorkin M, Inayathullah M, Major MR, Longaker MT, Rajadas J, Gurtner GC. Pullulan hydrogels improve mesenchymal stem cell delivery into high-oxidative-stress wounds. Macromol Biosci. 2011 Nov 10; 11(11):1458-66. PMID: 21994074; PMCID: PMC4157905.
    53. Rustad KC, Wong VW, Sorkin M, Glotzbach JP, Major MR, Rajadas J, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Enhancement of mesenchymal stem cell angiogenic capacity and stemness by a biomimetic hydrogel scaffold. Biomaterials. 2012 Jan; 33(1):80-90. PMID: 21963148; PMCID: PMC3997302.
    54. Levi B, Brugman S, Wong VW, Grova M, Longaker MT, Wan DC. Palatogenesis: engineering, pathways and pathologies. Organogenesis. 2011 Oct-Dec; 7(4):242-54. PMID: 21964245; PMCID: PMC3265826.
    55. Wong VW, Paterno J, Sorkin M, Glotzbach JP, Levi K, Januszyk M, Rustad KC, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Mechanical force prolongs acute inflammation via T-cell-dependent pathways during scar formation. FASEB J. 2011 Dec; 25(12):4498-510. PMID: 21911593.
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    56. Gurtner GC, Dauskardt RH, Wong VW, Bhatt KA, Wu K, Vial IN, Padois K, Korman JM, Longaker MT. Improving cutaneous scar formation by controlling the mechanical environment: large animal and phase I studies. Ann Surg. 2011 Aug; 254(2):217-25. PMID: 21606834.
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    57. Wong VW, Akaishi S, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Pushing back: wound mechanotransduction in repair and regeneration. J Invest Dermatol. 2011 Nov; 131(11):2186-96. PMID: 21776006.
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    58. Glotzbach JP, Januszyk M, Vial IN, Wong VW, Gelbard A, Kalisky T, Thangarajah H, Longaker MT, Quake SR, Chu G, Gurtner GC. An information theoretic, microfluidic-based single cell analysis permits identification of subpopulations among putatively homogeneous stem cells. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e21211. PMID: 21731674; PMCID: PMC3120839.
    59. Glotzbach JP, Wong VW, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. In brief: Regenerative medicine. Curr Probl Surg. 2011 Mar; 48(3):142-6. PMID: 21295631.
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    60. Glotzbach JP, Wong VW, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Regenerative medicine. Curr Probl Surg. 2011 Mar; 48(3):148-212. PMID: 21295632.
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    61. Paterno J, Vial IN, Wong VW, Rustad KC, Sorkin M, Shi Y, Bhatt KA, Thangarajah H, Glotzbach JP, Gurtner GC. Akt-mediated mechanotransduction in murine fibroblasts during hypertrophic scar formation. Wound Repair Regen. 2011 Jan-Feb; 19(1):49-58. PMID: 21134033.
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    62. Brown SA, Levi B, Lequeux C, Lequex C, Wong VW, Mojallal A, Longaker MT. Basic science review on adipose tissue for clinicians. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec; 126(6):1936-46. PMID: 21124133.
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    63. Wong VW, Sorkin M, Glotzbach JP, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Surgical approaches to create murine models of human wound healing. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2011; 2011:969618. PMID: 21151647; PMCID: PMC2995912.
    64. Wong VW, Rustad KC, Galvez MG, Neofytou E, Neofyotou E, Glotzbach JP, Januszyk M, Major MR, Sorkin M, Longaker MT, Rajadas J, Gurtner GC. Engineered pullulan-collagen composite dermal hydrogels improve early cutaneous wound healing. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Mar; 17(5-6):631-44. PMID: 20919949; PMCID: PMC4398002.
    65. Glotzbach JP, Levi B, Wong VW, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. The basic science of vascular biology: implications for the practicing surgeon. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Nov; 126(5):1528-38. PMID: 21042110.
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    66. Behr B, Ko SH, Wong VW, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT. Stem cells. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Oct; 126(4):1163-71. PMID: 20555302.
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    67. Wong VW, Rustad KC, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Tissue engineering in plastic surgery: a review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 126(3):858-68. PMID: 20811219.
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    68. Wong VW, Gurtner GC. Discussion. Construction and clinical application of a human tissue-engineered epidermal membrane. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar; 125(3):910-2. PMID: 20195118.
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    69. Thangarajah H, Vial IN, Grogan RH, Yao D, Shi Y, Januszyk M, Galiano RD, Chang EI, Galvez MG, Glotzbach JP, Wong VW, Brownlee M, Gurtner GC. HIF-1alpha dysfunction in diabetes. Cell Cycle. 2010 Jan 01; 9(1):75-9. PMID: 20016290.
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    70. Pardo AC, Wong V, Benson LM, Dykes M, Tanaka K, Rothstein JD, Maragakis NJ. Loss of the astrocyte glutamate transporter GLT1 modifies disease in SOD1(G93A) mice. Exp Neurol. 2006 Sep; 201(1):120-30. PMID: 16753145.
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    71. Lladó J, Haenggeli C, Pardo A, Wong V, Benson L, Coccia C, Rothstein JD, Shefner JM, Maragakis NJ. Degeneration of respiratory motor neurons in the SOD1 G93A transgenic rat model of ALS. Neurobiol Dis. 2006 Jan; 21(1):110-8. PMID: 16084734.
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    72. Maragakis NJ, Rao MS, Llado J, Wong V, Xue H, Pardo A, Herring J, Kerr D, Coccia C, Rothstein JD. Glial restricted precursors protect against chronic glutamate neurotoxicity of motor neurons in vitro. Glia. 2005 Apr 15; 50(2):145-59. PMID: 15657939.
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    73. Maragakis NJ, Dietrich J, Wong V, Xue H, Mayer-Proschel M, Rao MS, Rothstein JD. Glutamate transporter expression and function in human glial progenitors. Glia. 2004 Jan 15; 45(2):133-43. PMID: 14730707.
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