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Cryopreservation of adipose tissues: The role of trehalose?

Lee L.Q. Pu, Xiangdong Cui, Betsy F. Fink, Michael L. Cibull, Dayong Gao

Several studies have shown that one of the sugars, trehalose, can improve tissue survival after cryopreservation when combined with other cryoprotective agents, and thus may possibly be used in cryopreservation of adipose tissues that have been found more resistant to injury after freezing.

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2013 Awards Recipients

Tiffany Award - Best Scientific Presentation
Mark B. Constantian, MD

Distinguished Service
Gustavo A. Colon, MD

ASAPS Leadership Award
Alan Gold, MD

Career Achievement Award
Luis O. Vasconez, MD

Simon Fredricks Award
James M. Stuzin, MD

Best Panel Moderator Award
Glenn Jelks, MD

Raymond Vilain Award
Mario Pelle-Ceravolo, MD

In Chul Song Award for Philanthropic Service
Raj Lalla,MD

Best Journal Article
Clinton D. McCord, MD
Peter Kreymerman, MD
Foad Nahai, MD
Joseph D. Walrath, MD
Patrick L. Tonnard, MD
Alexis M. Verpaele, MD
Assaf A. Zeltzer, MD

Sherrell J. Aston Award
Jeffrey Gusenoff, MD

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