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Wound Healing as a Framework for Regeneration Following Radiation Damage

Collaborative Cancer Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Kirsten Limesand, PhD
Kirsten Limesand, PhD
School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, University of Arizona

Kirsten H. Limesand earned her BS in Microbiology from North Dakota State University and her PhD in Microbiology with an emphasis in virology from Colorado State University. She then completed post-doctoral training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where she first began her work on the regulation of apoptosis in salivary glands exposed to different damaging agents. In 2005, she was hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011 and Full Professor in 2015.

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe the inflammatory phase phenotypes following radiotherapy
  • Explain the proliferative phase phenotypes following radiotherapy
  • Discuss the impact of inflammation and proliferation on re-differentiation phenotypes following radiotherapy
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine ‐ Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine ‐ Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would  constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm


Tucson area
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Kiewit Auditorium
1515 N Campbell Ave


Melynda Noble
University of Arizona Cancer Center
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