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PRS Basic Science Research

Most commonly performed cosmetic surgery in the US that can produce an abundance of adult multipotent cells.
Most commonly used mammalian research model species due to high homology with humans, ease of maintenance and handling, and high reproduction rate (two words).
Type of wound healing that resembles regeneration.
Popular field of research among plastic surgeons aimed at using artificial tissues, organs, or organ components to replace damaged or absent parts of the body.
Popular area of plastic surgery research involving the transplantation of multiple tissues such as muscle, bone, nerve, and skin, as a functional unit (acronym).
The “I” in the acronym for a piece of grafted autologous muscle that regenerates and becomes reinnervated by an implanted residual peripheral nerve.
Type of cell with the ability to self-renew and differentiate into other cell types.
Holder of an independent grant and lead researcher for a given grant project (two words).
Strategy to re-establish tissue polarity, structure, and form by promoting this pathway over fibrotic repair.
Method widely used in molecular biology to make copies of specific DNA segments (acronym).
Dr. Shinya Yamanaka was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of this (acronym).
Structural framework used to facilitate repair/regeneration of stromal tissues.
Novel technology that allows researchers to easily alter DNA sequences and modify gene function (acronym).
Three scientists have shared this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research in this area.
Technique to identify cells of a tissue section by exploiting antibody/antigen binding in biological tissues.
First performed by Gustav Neuber in 1893 to correct scars formed from osteomyelitis and popularized by Dr. Sydney Coleman in the 1990s (two words).
Popular laboratory technique that analyzes the transcriptome of gene expression patterns (acronym).
Breed of species found to be a promising model of hypertrophic scarring (three words).
One of three key features of stem cells.
Site of privileged wound healing with little to no scarring in the adult.
Popular technique that provides a method for sorting a heterogeneous mixture of cells based upon specific light scattering and fluorescent characteristics of each cell (acronym).
Result of reparative/reactive process in an organ or tissue.
Administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects (acronym).