Faculty Profile: Nelson, John

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Nelson, John
Lab Contact:
Wenbin Tan
wenbintaine@gmail.com
310-819-0243
A SURGERY
Department: SOM - Surgery
Beckman Laser Institute

Research Description

Our research will focus on Port wine stain (PWS), a congenital progressive vascular malformation of skin and occurs in an estimated prevalence of 3-5 children per 1,000 live births. We will investigate the molecular pathogenesis of PWS by using various cell and animal models. In addition, we will develop new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of PWS.

Requirements to Participate

3 - 4 hours per unit. 2 year commitment. Minimum 3 units. Bio194S needs to be completed.

Faculty Means of Evaluation

Attendance: 20Pts (working assigned hours, being on time) Lab Work: 40Pts (quality, accuracy, and safety) Communication: 20Pts (Written/Oral reports, questions and discussion with group members) Lab citizenship: 20Pts (organization, clean up and follow through)