November 16, 2016
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Fredric S. Brandt, MD, fellowship grants awarded

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The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery announced two 2016 grant recipients of the Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund at its annual meeting in New Orleans.

Yakir Levin, MD, PhD, of Boston and Omer Ibrahim, MD, of Chestnut Hill Mass, will receive $25,000 clinical research grants. The program was established in 2015 to continue the legacy of Fredric S. Brandt, MD, who died in April 2015 and was widely known as one of the most innovative dermatologic surgeons in the field and was a major ASDS contributor and leader, serving as annual meeting faculty and a contributing editor of Dermatologic Surgery, according to a press release.

Fredric S. Brandt, MD
Fredric S. Brandt

The fellowship fund is funded by The Allergan Foundation and promotes and supports career development of junior cosmetic dermatologic surgeons, according to the release.

Levin’s study is titled “Laser Tattoo Removal: Does the plume contain hazards and what safety measures are appropriate?” and Ibrahim’s study is titled “Treatment of perioral rhytides using topical PLLA and fractionated CO2 laser.”

Levin is completing his fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center in Boston and Ibrahim is completing his fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Reference: www.ASDS.net