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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.

Award Recipients

2014 Awards Recipients

Tiffany Award - Best Scientific Presentation
Simeon H. Wall, Jr.,  MD

Career Achievement Award
Foad Nahai, MD

Simon Fredricks Award
Arthur Swift, MD

Best Panel Moderator Award
Jamil Ahmad, MD & Frank Lista, MD

Raymond Vilain Award
Bryan Mendelson, MD

Best Journal Article
Jonathan A. Kadouch, MD
Charlotte J. Tutein Nolthenius, MD
Daniel J. Kadouch, MD
Henk-Jan van der Woude, MD, PhD
Refaat B. Karim, MD, PhD
Rick Hoekzema, MD, PhD 

Best Aesthetic Surgery Journal Research Paper 
Brian M. Derby, MD
Hui Dai, MD, PhD
Joel Reichensperger, BS
Lisa Cox, BS
Carrie Harrison, BS
Nicole Cosenze, MS
Mei Yang, MD, PhD
Rueben A, Bueno, MD
Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Robert Singer Award for Best Hot Topics Presentation
Mark A. Pinsky, MD

Sherrell J. Aston Award
Ryan Constantine, MD

Special Merit
Dave Cherkis


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