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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...

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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...

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Brazilian Surgeon Visits Louisville to Share Knowledge with Local Surgeons

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

Louisville, KY (November 5, 2012) -The Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery (CMKI), a world-renowned nonprofit education and research organization located in Louisville, KY, is hosting Osvandre Lech, MD  as the Harold E. Kleinert and Joseph E. Kutz Visiting Professor for 2012. He is Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department at the IOT and San Vincent University Hospital in Brazil, the former president of the Brazilian Orthopaedic Society (2011), and a member of the Brazilian Hand Society (2001), Brazilian Shoulder Society (1993-1994), and the Latin-American Shoulder and...

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Hello world!

Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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