The Department of Plastic Surgery attended the International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgeons meeting that took place during the Plastic Surgery The Meeting in Chicago. The department was represented by 3 panelists (Drs. Lauren Kokai, Asim Ejaz, and Jeffrey Gusenoff) and the first day of programming was lead by Dr. Rubin.
Dr. Kokai’s talk (pictured above) was on predicting patient response to fat grafting likely needs to consider role of all 3 cell types, adipocytes, macrophages and adipose regenerative (stem) cells. In Addition to Dr. Kokai’s presentation, talks were also given by residents Francesco Egro and Wendy Chen and VCA lab member Chiaki Komatsu.