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"Unlocking the Potential of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Vascular Regenerative Medicine"

Katherine Hekman, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Katherine Hekman earned her bachelor's degree at Johns Hopkins University, followed by her MD and PhD at the University of Chicago. She then completed her vascular surgery residency at Northwestern University in 2021. She has also earned certification in interpreting vascular ultrasound (RPVI).

Dr. Hekman runs a basic science laboratory with a primary research focus on stem cell-based regenerative medicine for treating vascular disease. Her clinical research interests include reducing surgical site infections, optimizing the care of venous thromboembolism, and promoting wellness in surgical training.

Her clinical practice includes the vascular surgery services at Emory University Hospital and the Atlanta VA Healthcare System.

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The IBB Breakfast Club Seminar Series was started with the spirit of the Institute's interdisciplinary mission in mind to feature local IBB faculty member's research in a seminar format. Faculty are often asked to speak at other universities and conferences, but do not often present at their home institution - this seminar series is an attempt to close that gap. IBB Breakfast Club Seminars are open to anyone in the bio-community.


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