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The 2018 Harold E. Kleinert and Joseph E. Kutz Visiting Professor in Hand and Microsurgery Dr. Sang Hyun Woo

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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HAROLD E. KLEINERT TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Sponsored by the American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand  Annually, a recipient for the Harold E. Kleinert Traveling Fellowship will be selected to receive a scholarship. This fellowship consists of providing a worthy, young, non-North American hand surgeon the opportunity to receive advanced knowledge by traveling to the US to visit hand surgery center(s). This allows the chosen doctor to return to their country to better treat their patients. This year’s scholarship recipient was announced by Mrs. Kleinert at the 73rd Annual American Society for the Hand Association Conference....

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2015 CMKI Hand-On Award Dinner

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Lab Named in Honor of Dr. Robert Acland

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Fresh Tissue Lab, founded by Dr. Acland 34 years ago, was renamed the Robert Acland Fresh Tissue Lab in honor of his contributions.  A beautiful brass plaque was unveiled at a ceremony by Dr. Bill Guido, chair of the Department of Anatomical Sciences at the University of Louisville.

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CMKI and CII Launch Belly Fat Study: Results to be Released During First Quarter 2013

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Louisville, KY (October 22, 2012) -The Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (CMKI), a world-renowned nonprofit education and research organization, and the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (CII), an internationally established research enterprise created to understand the mechanisms of heart, peripheral vascular and microcirculatory disease, have partnered to conduct a research study exploring how belly fat might help make hand transplantation safer for children.   “Approximately a third of the patient inquiries about hand transplantation come from parents asking...

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Louisville’s Hand Transplant Program Receives $1.5 Million Grant

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Louisville, Ky. — Louisville’s Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) Program has received a $1.5 million grant from the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation. The funds will allow for the continuation of the city’s hand transplant program, which is a partnership of physicians and researchers at Jewish Hospital, KleinertKutzHandCareCenter, the Christine M. Kleinert Institute (CMKI), and the University of Louisville. This team of physicians and researchers was the first to perform hand transplants in the United   States, and are currently the world’s largest hand transplant program. The...

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