George Han, MD, PhD
April 30, 2014 - BRONX, NY - Dr. George Han, a second-year resident in the Dermatology Residency Training Program, recently received the Women's Dermatologic Society Academic Research Award to fund work with Dr. Adam Friedman on a research study entitled "siRNA-Loaded Nanoparticles as a Novel Wound-Healing Therapeutic Strategy".
Dr. Han, an alumnus of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, won the the Julius Marmur award for best thesis. He recently reviewed tissue-engineered skin substitutes for the treatment of chronic wounds in the journal Cutis.
The Women's Dermatologic Society supports dermatologists by promoting leadership, mentoring and networking, community outreach and volunteerism, communications and research relevant to women’s and family issues, excellence in patient care and education, and the highest ethical standards in the practice of dermatology. This award, intended to provides funding for residents and early-career dermatologists performing basic science or clinical research relevant to the field of dermatology, provides Dr. Han with $10,000 to conduct his research and may serve as the basis for obtaining further funding.