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Program

In Person
Live Stream - On Demand
Friday, October 01, 2021
  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

  • Latest research on various roles of growth factors, cytokines/chemokines, cellular/humoral components of chronic wounds

    • Non-Healing Wounds: Complications, Targets & Therapeutic Innovations
    Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine

    • Novel Small Molecule Antagonists of RAGE/DIAPH1 Improve Wound Healing in Diabetic Mouse - New Developments
    Ann Marie Schmidt, NYU Langone Health

    • Immune-Epithelial Crosstalk in Tissue Regeneration
    Shruti Naik, PhD, NYU Langone Health

    • Macrophages in Wound Healing: Mechanisms and Biomarkers -
    Kara Spiller, PhD, Drexler University

    • Challenges and Novel Solutions for Treating Complicated Chronic Wounds
    Aziz Ghahary, MD, PhD, University of British Columbia-Surgery

    Discussion Panel - Q&A


    Moderator: Jayer Chung, MD - Baylor College of Medicine

  • • The Diverse Cellular Effects of Calreticulin Defines a Novel Topical Bio-Therapeutic for Tissue Repair - New Developments
    Leslie Gold, PhD, New York University School of Medicine

    Advancing Treatment of Chronic Wounds: Supporting Limb Salvage with NovoSorb(R) BTM Technology
    Tim Barker, PhD, PolyNovo, Ltd.

    • A Regenerative Dressing to Help Overcome Impaired Healing in Wounds
    Guillermo A. Ameer, PhD, Northwestern University

    • PROVIDING CLOSURE: A Schematic for the Proper Use of Cellular/Tissue-Based Products
    Robert Fridman, DPM, Foot Associates of New York - Columbia University Medical Center

    Discussion Panel - Q&A

    •Moderator: John C. Lantis, MD
    Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

  • Moderator: David Armstrong, DPM, Keck Medicine of USCUniversity of Southern California

  • • Advanced Concepts in Revascularization and Prevention
    Christopher Shackles, DO, MPH, Holy Name Medical Center

    • The Use of New Specialty Wires and Balloons to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
    Ramzan Zakir, MD, Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas University Hospital - Heart and Vascular Institute of Central Jersey

    • Utilizing Wound Imaging to Overcome Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating Wound-Associated Cellulitis
    Charles Andersen, MD, Madigan Army Medical Center

    • Advances in Combination Therapy in Wound Care
    Alisha Oropallo, MD, Northwell Health

    • Healing the Ischemic Wound
    John C. Lantis, MD, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

    Discussion Panel - Q&A

    Moderator: Miguel Montero-Baker, MD - Baylor's St. Luke's Medical Center

  • How will the shift towards the delivery of at-home healthcare influence wound care stakeholders: payers, providers, and patients.

    Panelists:

    David Armstrong, DPM - USCUniversity of Southern California

    John C. Lantis, MD - Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

    Amy Law, MBA - Health Economics, Reimbursement and Evidence, 3M

    Chris Morrison, MD - Telehealth Services for Sanara MedTech

    Marcia Nusgart, R.Ph. - Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders

    Moderator: Ira M. Herman, PhD - Tufts University School of Medicine

Day Program
Saturday, October 02, 2021
  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI
    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

  • Implications of biofilms on chronic wound healing, assessment, diagnosis

    • Novel Approaches to Combat Wound Healing Infection
    Sashwati Roy, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine

    • MolecuLight for Diagnosis and Treatment
    Wayne J. Caputo, DPM, Wound Care Center at Clara Maas

    Bacterial Bioburden Control in Chronic Wounds
    Ammar Al Rubaiay, DPM, Northwell Health

    • Illuminating Insights into Wound Bioburden - Implication of Biofilm and Inflammation on Wound Chronicity
    Jeffrey Niezgoda, MD, AZH Wound and Vascular Center

    • Wound Biofilms: Not Guilty, Your Honour!
    Brian Kunimoto, MD, The Skin Center - BC's Center for Dermatologic Science

    Discussion Panel - Q&A
    Moderator: Ira Herman, PhD
    Tufts University School of Medicine

  • • "WIFI": What is it? And is it useful? Examples
    Nicholas Salerno, DPM, Weill Cornell Medicine

    • The Team Approach to Limb Salvage from a Podiatrist Point of View and Case Presentation
    Deena Horn, DPM, Weill Cornell Medicine

    • The Team Approach to Limb Salvage from a Vascular Surgeon Point of View and Case Presentation
    Christopher Agrusa, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

    Moderator: John J. Doolan, DPM, Weill Cornell Medicine

  • • Theranostics - Exosome Mediated Healing of Ischemic Wounds
    Atta Behfar, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

    • Alternative Thinking for Wound Healing - Root Causing Nutrition in Wound Healing. Is it Time for Personalizing Nutritional Solutions in Wound Care?
    Ravi Kamepalli, MD, Regional Infectious Disease and Infusion Center, Inc.

    • What's on the Horizon: Update on New Technologies for Diabetic Foot Management
    Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

    Discussion Panel - Q&A

    Moderator: Ira Herman, PhD - Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Complex scenarios such as chronic limb threatening ischemia and peripheral arterial disease

    • CLI Success and Failures: How To and Not To
    Lawrence Garcia, MD, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

    • Strength and Pitfalls of Using the various Atherectomy Devices for the Treatment of Limb Threatening Ischemia
    James McKinsey, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    • Drug Coated Balloon in Complex Critical Limb Threatening Ischemia Patients
    Zachary S. Pallister, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

    • Management of No Option Critical Limb Threatening Ischemia
    Miguel Montero-Baker, MD, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

    • Artificial Intelligence to Augment Decision-Making in Chronic Limb Ischemia
    Jayer Chung, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

    Discussion Panel - Q&A

    Moderator: Stephanie C. Wu, DPM - Rosalind Franklin University of Medecine and Science

  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI
    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

Day Program
Sunday, October 03, 2021

  • This special private networking is only available to registered attendees. You will be provided 15 minutes one-to-one private discussions and relationship building. Availability will be limited to a first-come first-served basis.

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