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September 24, 2014 - Treatment studied to help patients ‘burned to the bone’

Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications:

Peterson JR, Eboda O, Brownley RC, Cilwa KE, Pratt LE, De La Rosa S, Agarwal S,     Buchman SR, Cederna PS, Morris MD, Wang SC and Levi B.  Effects of Aging on Osteogenic Response and Heterotopic Ossification Following Burn Injury in Mice. Stem Cells Development.  Accepted for Publication, August 2014.

Peterson JR, De La Rosa S, Oluwatobi E, Cilwa KE, Agarwal S, Buchman SR, Cederna PS, Xi C, Morris MD, Herndon DN, Xiao W, Tompkins RG, Krebsbach PH, Wang SW and Levi B.  Treatment of Heterotopic Ossification through Remote ATP Hydrolysis.  Science Translational Medicine.  Accepted for Publication, July 2014.

Peterson JR, Eboda O, Agarwal S, Ranganathan K, Buchman SR, Lee M, Wang SC, Mishina Y and Levi B.  Targeting of ALK2, a receptor for BMPs, using the Cre/lox system to enhance osseous regeneration by adipose derived stem cells.  Stem Cells Translational Medicine.  Accepted for Publication, August 2014.  

Rinkinen J, Lisiecki J, Oluwatobi E, Peterson J, DeLaRosa S, Wang SC, Cederna PS, Buchman SR and Levi B.  The Role of Anatomical Region and Hypoxia on Induction of Angiogenesis and Proliferation in Adipose-Derived Stomal Cells. Journ of Recon Micro. Accepted for Publication, July 2014.

Perosky JE, Peterson JR, Oluwatobi EO, Okagbare PI, Morris MD, Wang SC, Levi B, and Kozloff K.  Early Detection of Heterotopic Ossification Using Near-Infrared Optical Imaging Reveals Dynamic Turnover and Progression of Mineralization Following Achilles Tenotomy and Burn Injury. J Orthop Res. 2014 Aug 2.  PMID: 25087685.

Loder S, Peterson JR, Agarwal S, Olutwatibi E, Brownley C, DeLaRosa S, Ranganathan K, Cederna PS, Wang SC and Levi B.  Wound Healing Immediately Post-Thermal Injury Is Improved by Fat and Adipose Derived Stem Cell Isografts. J Burn Care Res.  Accepted for Publication, April 2014.

Agarwal S, Wood S, Loder S, Cederna PS, Bishop K, Wang SC and Levi B. Engendering Allograft Ignorance in a Mouse Model of Allogeneic Skin Transplantation  to the Distal Hindlimb.  Annals of  Surgery.  Accepted for Publication, August 2013.

Ranganathan K, Terjimanian M, Lisiecki J, Rinkinen J, Mukkamala A, Brownley C,  Wang SC and Levi B.  Temporalis Muscle Morphomics: The Psoas of the Craniofacial  Skeleton.  Journ of Surg Res.  Accepted for Publication, July 2013.

Levi B, Zhang P, Lisiecki J, Terjimanian MN, Rinkinen J, Agarwal S, Holcombe SA,  Kozlow JH, Wang SC, and Kuzon WM.  Use of Morphometric Assessment of Body  Composition to Quantify Risk of Surgical Site Infection in Patients Undergoing  Component Separation Ventral Hernia Repair.  Plast Reconstr Surg.Accepted for  Publication, August 2013.

Bayliss J, De La Rosa S, Wu J, Peterson JR, Oluwatobi EN, Su GL, Hemmila M,  Krebsbach PH, Cederna PS, Wang SC, Xi C and Levi B.  ATP hydrolysis reduces  neutrophil infiltration and necrosis in partial-thickness scald burns in mice.  J Burn Care  Res. 2013 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Deshpande SS, James AW, Blough JHT, Donneys A, Peterson J, Wang SC, Cederna PS, Buchman SR and Levi B.  Reconciling The Effects of Inflammatory Cytokines on Mesenchymal Cell Osteogenic Differentiation. Accepted for Pub 6/13.   Journ of Surg Res.  

Lisieki J, Zhang P, Wang L, Rinkinen J, De La Rosa S, Enchakalody B, Brownley RC, Wang SC, Buchman SR and Levi B.  Morphomic Measurement of the Temporalis Muscle and Zygomatic Bone as Novel Predictors of Hospital-Based Clinical Outcomes in  Mandible Fracture Patients. Accepted for Publication 6/13.  Journ of Craniofacial Surg.

Levi B, Rinkinen J, Wang L, Zhang X, Benedict M, HIlzik DM, Stein IC, Lisiecki J, Enchakalody B, Wang SC, Kozlow J and Momoh AO.  Morphomic Analysis for Preoperative Donor Site Risk Assessment in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction- A Proof of Concept Study.  Journ of Recon Microsurg.  Accepted for Publication, March 2014.  

Oppenheimer AJ, Ranganathan K, Levi B, Strahle JM, Kapurch J, Muraszko KM and Buchman SR.  Minimizing Transfusions in Primary Cranial Vault Remodeling The Role  of Aminocaproic Acid.  Accepted for Publication 6/13.  Journ of Craniofacial Surg.

Donneys A, Deshpande SS, Tchanque-Fossuo CN, Johnson KL, Blough JT, Perosky JE, Kozloff KM, Felice PA, Nelson NS, Farberg AS, Levi B and Buchman SR. Deferoxamine expedites consolidation during mandibular distraction osteogenesis.  Bone.   2013 Apr 15;55(2):384-390. PMID: 23598047.

Donneys A, Ahsan S, Perosky JE, Deshpande SS, Tchanque-Fossuo CN, Levi B, Kozloff  KM, Buchman SR.  Deferoxamine restores callus size, mineralization, and mechanical strength in fracture healing after radiotherapy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 201 May; 131(5): 711e-9e.  PMID: 23629110.

Rinkinen J, Terjimanian M, Benedict M, Hiltzik D, Aliu S, Lisiecki J, Wang SC, Buchman SR and Levi B.  Pre-operative risk of Blood Transfusion in Non-Syndromic  Craniosynostosis Patients. Plast and Recon Surg. Accepted for Publication, March, 2013.  

Levi B*, Glotzbach JG*, Sorkin M, Hyun J, Januszyk M, Wan DC, Li S, Nelson ER,  Longaker MT and Gurtner GC.  Molecular Analysis and Differentiation Capacity of  Adipose Derived Stem Cells from Lymphedema Tissue. Plast and Recon  Surg.  Accepted for Publication, March 2013.

Peterson JR, De La Rosa S, Sun H, Oluwatobi E, Cilwa KE, Deshpande S,  Donneys A, Su GL, Morris M, Buchman SR, Cederna PS, Krebsbach PH, Wang SC and  Levi B.  Burn Injury Enhances Bone Formation in Heterotopic Ossification Model.   Annals of  Surgery.  2013 May 12. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 23673767.

Peterson JR, Okagbare P, De La Rosa S, Cilwa KE, Perosky JE, Oluwatobi EN, Donneys  A, Su GL, Buchman SR, Cederna PS, Wang SC, Kozloff KM, Morris MD and Levi B.  Early Detection of Burn Induced Heterotopic Ossification using Transcutaneous Raman  Spectroscopy.  Bone.  [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23314070.

Levi B*, Hyun J*, Montoro D, Lo D, Hu S, Sun N, Nag D, Lee M, Grova M, Nelson  ER, Lee A, Connolly AJ, Wu JC, Gurtner GC, Wan DC and Longaker MT.  In Vivo Directed Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells for Skeletal Regeneration.   Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 23169671.

Rinkinen J, Zhang P, Wang L, Enchakalody B, Holcomb S, Wang SC, Buchman  SR and Levi B.  Novel Temporalis Muscle and Fat Pad Morphomic Analyses Aids  Pre-operative risk evaluation and Outcome Assessment in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis Patients.  Journ of Craniofacial Surg, 2013 Jan;24(1):250-5.  PMID: 23348295.

Donneys A, Weiss DM, Deshpande SS, Ashan S, Fossuo CN, Sarhaddi D, Levi B,  Goldstein SA and Buchman SR.  Localized Deferoxamine Injection Augments  Vascularity and Improves Bony Union in Pathologic Fracture Healing after  Radiotherapy. Bone. 2012 Oct 18. pii: S8756-3282(12)01322-1.  PMID: 23085084.

Ma L, Levi B, Oppenheimer AJ and Kasten SJ.  Intralesional Laser Therapy for Vascular Malformations.  Ann Plast Surg, Accepted for Publication, August 2012.

Chung MT, Hyun JS, Lo DD, Montoro DT, Hasegawa M, Levi B, Januszyk M, Longaker  MT and Wan DC.  Micro-CT Evaluation of Human Fat Grafts in Nude Mice.  Tissue Eng  Part C Methods. 2012 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 22916732.

Lisiecki J, Wan DC, Wang L, Zhang P, Enchakalody B, Zhang X, Kasten SJ, Wang SC,  Buchman SR and Levi B.  Preliminary Study: Novel Application of Human Morphomics  to Quantify Temporal Soft Tissues in Pierre Robin and Treacher Collins Patients.  Journ  of Craniofacial  Surg.  PMID: 23348276.

Levi B*, Chung MT*, Hyun JS, Lo DD, Montoro DT, Lisiecki J, Bradley JP,            Buchman SR, Longaker MT and Wan DC.  Three-Dimensional Morphometric           Analysis of the Hypoplastic Mandible.  Journ of Craniofacial  Surg. PMID: 23154353.

Scott MA, Levi B, Murkidjanian A Hakim C and James AW.  Brief Review of Models of Ectopic Bone Formation. Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Mar 20;21(5):655-67. Epub 2012 Jan 4.  PMID 22085228.

Levi B, Nelson ER, James AW, Li S, Brown K, Lee M, Wu B and Longaker MT. Non- Integrating Knockdown and Customized Scaffold Design Enhances Human Adipose  Derived Stem Cells in Skeletal Repair. Stem Cells. 2011 Dec;29(12):2018-29. PMID: 21997852.

Levi B*, Wan DC*, Glotzbach JP, Hyun J, Januszyk M, Montoro D, Sorkin M, James AW, Nelson ER, Li S, Quarto N, Lee M, Gurtner GC, and Longaker MT. CD105  depletion enhances human adipose-derived stromal cell osteogenesis through reduction of  TGF-B1 signaling. J Biol Chem. 2011 Nov 11;286(45):39497-509.  PMID: 21949130.

Levi B, Sugg K, Lien S, Kasten SJ, Muraszko K, Maher CO and Buchman SR. Outcomes  of Tethered Cord Repair with a Layered Soft Tissue Closure. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 Sep  14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21921789.

Tsao CK, Wan DC, Chen WF, Kao DS, and Levi B. The commissure-based triangular  flap for lip revision following reconstruction of a through-and-through defect.  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Sep 24. 2012 Feb;65(2):271-3. Epub 2011 Sep  25.  PMID: 21945062.

Nelson ER*, Levi B*, Sorkin M, James AW, Liu KJ, Quarto N, and Longaker MT.  Role  of GSK-3β in the Osteogenic Differentiation of Palatal Mesenchyme. Plos One.  2011;6(10): e25847. Epub 2011 Oct 14. PMID: 22022457.

Levi B, Nelson ER, Hyun JS, Glotzbach JP, Li S, Montoro DT, Wan DC, Lee M, Gurtner  GC and Longaker MT.  Enhancement of human adipose-derived stromal cell  angiogenesis through knockdown of a BMP-2 inhibitor. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012  Jan;129(1):53-66. PMID: 21915082.

Levi B, Nelson ER, Li S, James AW, Hyun JS, Montoro DT, Lee M, Commons GW and  Longaker MT.  Dura Mater is Required for Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cell  Mediated Healing of Mouse Calvarial Defects. Stem Cells. 2011 Aug;29(8):1241-55. PMID: 21656608.

Wan DC, Levi B, Amaral CR, Kawamoto H and Bradley JP. Correction of Hypertelorbitism: Evaluation of Relapse on Long-Term Follow-Up.  J Craniofac Surg.  2012 Jan;23(1):113-7.  PMID: 22337385.  

Scott MA, Nguyen VT, Levi B, and James AW.  Current Methods of Adipogenic  Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells.  Stem Cells Dev. 2011 Oct;20(10):1793-804. PMID: 21526925.

Levi B*, Nelson ER*, Brown K*, James AW, Xu D, Dunlevie R, Wu JC, Lee M, Wu B,  Commons GW, Vistnes D and Longaker MT. Differences in Osteogenic Differentiation  of Adipose Derived Stromal Cells from Murine, Canine and Human Sources in vitro and  in vivo. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Aug;128(2):373-86.  PMID:  21788829.

Lee AS, Xu D, Plews JR, Nguyen PK, Nag D, Lyons JK, Han L, Hu S, Lan F, Liu J, Huang M, Narsinh KH, Long CT, de Almeida PE, Levi B, Kooreman N, Bangs C, Pacharinsak C, Ikeno F, Yeung AC, Gambhir SS, Robbins RC, Longaker MT, Wu JC.  Preclinical derivation and imaging of autologously transplanted canine induced  pluripotent stem cells. J Biol Chem. 2011 Sep 16;286(37):32697-704. PMID: 21719696.

Levi B, James AW, Nelson E, Peng M, Wan DC, Commons GW, Lee M, Wu B,  Longaker MT. Acute skeletal injury is necessary for human adipose-derived stromal cell- mediated calvarial regeneration. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3): 1118-29.  PMID: 21364415.

Levi B, James AW, Nelson ER, Brugmann SA, Sorkin M, Manu A and Longaker MT.  Role of Indian Hedgehog Signaling in Palatal Osteogenesis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011  Mar;127(3):1182-90. PMID: 21364421.

Levi B, James AW, Nelson ER, Hu S, Sun N, Peng M, Wu JC and Longaker MT. Studies  in Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells: Migration and Participation in Repair of Cranial  Injury after Systemic Injection. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar;127(3): 1130-40.  PMID: 21364416.

Wan DC, Gabbay J, Levi B, Boyd JB, Granzow JW. Quality of Innervation in Sensate  Medial Plantar Flaps for Heel Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg.  2011 Feb;127(2):  723-30.  PMID: 20966816.

Levi B, James AW, Nelson ER, Li S, Peng M, Commons GW, Lee M, Wu B, Longaker  MT. Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells Stimulate Autogenous Skeletal Repair via  Paracrine Hedgehog Signaling with Calvarial Osteoblasts. Stem Cells Dev. 2011  Feb;20(2):243-57. PMID: 20698749.

Levi B, James AW, Nelson ER, Vistnes D, Wu B, Lee M, Gupta A, and Longaker MT.    Human Adipose Derived Stromal Cells Heal Critical Size Mouse Calvarial Defects.  Plos  One, 2010 Jun 17;5(6):e11177. PMID: 20567510.

James AW*, Levi B*, Nelson ER, Peng M, Commons GW, Lee M, Wu B and Longaker  MT.  Deleterious Effects of Freezing on Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Adipose- Derived Stromal Cells In Vitro and In Vivo. Stem Cells Dev. 2011 Mar; 20(3):427-39.  PMID: 20536327.

Levi B*, James AW*, Commons GW, Glotzbach J and Longaker MT.  Depot Specific  Variation the Osteogenic and Adipogenic Potential of Human Adipose-Derived Stromal  Cells. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 126(3):822-34, 2010.  PMID: 20811215.

James AW, Leucht P, Levi B, Carre AL, Xu Y, Helms JA and Longaker MT. Sonic  Hedgehog Influences the Balance of Osteogenesis and Adipogenesis in Mouse Adipose- Derived Stromal Cells.  Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 Aug;16(8):2605-16. PMID: 20367246.

James AW*, Levi B*, Commons GW, Glotzbach J and Longaker MT.  Paracrine  Interaction between Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells and Cranial Suture-Derived  Mesenchymal Cells.  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.126(3):806-21, 2010. PMID: 20811214.

James AW, Levi B, Xu Y, Carre AL and Longaker MT. Retinoic Acid Enhances  Osteogenesis in Cranial Suture-Derived Mesenchymal Cells: Potential Mechanisms of  Retinoid Induced Craniosynostosis. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 125(5):1352-61, 2010.  PMID: 20134361.

Levi B*, James AW*, Xu Y, Commons GW and Longaker MT. Divergent Modulation of Adipose-Derived Stromal Cell Differentiation by TGF-β1 Based on  Species of Derivation.  Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 126(2):412-25, 2010. PMID: 20679827.

Levi B*, James AW*, Glotzbach JG, Wan DC, and Longaker MT.  Regulation of Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cell Osteogenic Differentiation by Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 and Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-Alpha. Plast.  Reconstr. Surg. 126(1):41-52, 2010. PMID: 20220555.

Levi B, Brown DL and Cederna PS.  A Comparative Analysis of Tissue Expander  Reconstruction of Burned and Unburned Breasts Using Endoscopic and Open              Techniques. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 125(2): 547-56, 2010. PMID: 19910841.

Lee J, Gupta DG, Pannetta NJ, Levi B, James AW, Wan D and Longaker MT.  Elucidating Mechanisms of Osteogenesis in Human Adipose-derived Stromal Cells via Microarray Analysis.  J Craniofac Surg.  21(4):1136-41, 2010. PMID: 20613589.

Levi B, Kasten SJ and Buchman SR. The Use of Cross Bone Strut Stabilization for  Barrel Stave Osteotomies in Calvarial Reconstruction.  Jour of Craniofacial Surg.  21(2):491-4, 2010. PMID: 20216448. Kasten SJ, Levi B, Eng D and Schenarts KA. Toward Outcomes-Based Plastic Surgery  Training: A Needs Assessment of Recent Graduates.  Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 124(5):  1703-10, 2009. PMID: 20009859.

Levi B, Kasten SJ and Buchman SR.  Utilization of The Buccal Fat Pad Flap for  Congenital Cleft Palate Repair.  Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 123(3):1018-21, 2009. PMID: 19319069.

Levi B, Clevenger L, Williams B and Kasten SJ. Residents' views of plastic surgery in  the geriatric population: an objective needs assessment for graduate plastic surgery  education. Ann. of Plast. Surg. 63(2):314-7, 2009. PMID: 19602947.

Levi B, Fine NA, Rademaker AW and Mustoe TA. Comparison of Breast Implant Deflation for Mentor Anterior and Posterior Valve Designs in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Patients.  Plast. and Reconstr. Surg. 122(3): 685-692, 2008.  PMID: 18766029. 

DiPietro LA, Reintjes MG, Low QE, Levi B, and Gamelli RL.   Modulation of macrophage recruitment into wounds by monocyte chemoattractant  protein-1. Wound Repair Regen. 2001 Jan-Feb;9(1):28-33. PMID: 11350637.

Editor, Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition.  (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, New York, in progress).

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications and Book Contributions as Author:
Review: Strong AL, Ranganathan K, Chang ET, Sorkin M, Agarwal  S and Levi B.   Burns: Epidemiology, Management and Impact on Muscle & Joint Function.  Accepted  for publication 12/2013.

Review: Levi B, Lisiecki J, Rubin PJ, Naghashineh N, D’Amico R, Hume K, Sweard W  and Cederna PS.  Demystifying the FDA: Understanding Agency Structure and Function.   Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  Accepted for publication 12/2013.

Review:  Naghshineh N, Brown S, Cederna PS, Levi B, Lisiecki J, D’Amico R, Hume K,  Seward W and Rubin PJ. Demystifying the FDA: Understanding Regulatory Pathways.   Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  Accepted for publication 12/2013.

Review: Ranganathan K , Wong VC, Krebsbach PH, Wang SC, Cederna PS and Levi B.   Fat Grafting for Thermal Injury: Current State and Future Directions.  Journ Burn Care  Res. 2013 Mar;34(2):219-26. PMID: 23370993.

Chapter: Levi B.  Burn Reconstruction.  Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery, Second  Edition.  (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, New York, in press).

Chapter: Levi B.  Fat Grafting and Basic Adipose Derived Stem Cell B
iology.   Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition.  (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins,  New York, in progress).

Review: Nelson ER, Wong VW, Krebsbach PH, Wang SC and Levi B.  Heterotopic Ossification Following Burn Injury: The Role of Stem Cells.  J Burn Care Res. 2012  Jul;33(4):463-70.  PMID: 22683987.

Review: Wong VW, Levi B,  Rajadas J, Longaker MT and Gurtner GC.  Stem Cell  Niches for Skin Regeneration. Int J Biomater. 2012;2012:926059. Epub 2012 Jun 3. PMID: 22701121

Chapter: Levi B and Chung KC.  Hand Tumors.  Grabb and Smith’s Plastic  Surgery Seventh Edition.  Ed Chung KC.  In Press.   Review: Levi B, Brugman S, Wong VW, Grova M, Longaker MT, Wan DC.  Palatogenesis: Engineering, pathways and pathologies. Organogenesis. 2011 Oct- Dec;7(4):242-54. PMID: 21964245.

Review: Levi B, Wan DC, Wong VW, Nelson ER, Hyun J and Longaker MT.  Cranial Suture Biology: From Pathways to Patient Care. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Jan;23(1):13-9. PMID: 22337368.

Review: Levi B, Glotzbach JP, Wong VW, Nelson ER, Hyun J, Wan DC, Gurtner GC  and Longaker MT. Stem cells: Update and impact on craniofacial surgery.  J Craniofac  Surg. 2012 Jan;23(1):319-22.  PMID: 22337434.

Review: Hyun JS, Nelson ER, Montoro D, Levi B and Longaker MT. Skeletal and Adipose Tissue Engineering With Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells. Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering; From Cells to Organs / Book 2, Ch 18.
Review: Levi B and Longaker MT. Adipose Derived Stromal Cells for Skeletal  Regenerative Medicine. Stem Cells. 2011 Apr;29(4):576-82.  PMID:21305671.

Invited Commentary: Nelson ER, Levi B and Longaker MT. Role of Apoptosis in Retinoic Acid-Induced Cleft Palate by Choi et al. Journ of Craniofacial Surg.  Accepted  for Publication, January, 2011. PMID: 21959389.
Review: Levi B and Longaker MT.  Research Training in Plastic Surgery.  Journ of Craniofacial Surg. 2011 Mar;22(2):383-4. PMID: 21415623.

Review: Levi B and Longaker MT.  Osteogenic differentiation of Adipose derived stromal cells in mouse and human: In vitro and In vivo methods.  Journ of Craniofacial  Surg. 2011 Mar;22(2):388-91. PMID: 21415625.

Review: Levi B, and Longaker MT.  Deformational plagiocephaly: a look into the  future. J Craniofac Surg. 2011 Jan;22(1):3-5. PMID: 21239916.

Chapter:  Levi B, Wan DC, Wong V, Gurtner G and Longaker MT.  Stem Cells. Plastic Surgery Third Edition. Ed. Neligan P and Gurtner GC.  In Press.

Review: Rustad KC, Sorkin M, Levi B, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC. Strategies for organ- level tissue engineering. 6(3):151-157, Jan 10;6(3):151-7. PMID: 21220952.

Review: Glotzbach JG*, Levi B*, Wong V, Longaker MT and Gurtner GC. The Basic  Science of Vascular Biology: Implications for the Practicing Surgeon. Plast. Reconstr.  Surg. 126(5):1528-38, 2010. PMID: 21042110.

Invited Commentary:  Levi B, Brugman S and Longaker MT.  Hes1 is required for  development of craniofacial structures derived from ectomesenchymal  neural crest cells.  J of Craniofac Surg. 2010 Sep;21(5):1450-1. PMID: 20818250.

Review: Brown SA, Levi B, Lequex C, Wong VW, Mojallal A, Longaker MT.   Basic  science review on adipose tissue for clinicians. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2010  Dec;126(6):1936-46. PMID: 21124133.

Invited Commentary:  Levi B, Ko SH and Longaker MT.  Fat Grafting to the  Breast and Adipose-derived Stem Cells: Recent Scientific Consensus and Controversy. Aesthet Surg J. 30(3):387-9, 2010. PMID: 20601561.

Online Module: Levi B.  “General Burn Care.”  State of Michigan Burn Mass Casualty  Plan.  2009.
Review: Levi B and Rees RS.  “Diagnosis and Management of Pressure Ulcers.”    Clin Plast Surg. 2007 Oct;34(4):735-48. PMID: 17967627.

Chapter: “Pyloromyotomy.” Current Surgical Procedures: Surgery.      Editors: Gerard Doherty, M.D., and Rebecca Minter, M.D.  McGraw Hill Medical. 2010. Assistant to Editor:  Wound Healing: Methods and Protocols (2003), DiPietro LA,  D.D.S, Ph.D., and Burns A, M.S.