Burn induced hypermetabolism - some “burning” questions - Dr. Marc Jeschke, McMaster University


Start 17 November, 2022, 12 PM

End 1 PM

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HSC 1A5 is located within the Ewart Angus Centre in McMaster University's Health Science Centre

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Nora Roberge

E-Mail: modr@mcmaster.ca

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Dr. Marc Jeschke has been caring for burn patients and conducting research in the field of burns for over 25 years. He is a global leader in burn care, research, and education. Dr. Jeschke is currently the Medical Director of the Burn Program and Hamilton Health Sciences, and is a Surgeon Scientist. He is the Vice President of Research Hamilton Health Sciences and is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. Dr. Jeschke has over 450 peer-reviewed articles, books, and book chapters on burn care. Dr. Jeschke has an essential role in worldwide multicenter clinical trials and is currently engaged in multiple ongoing multi-centre trials. His work is translational and his research interests include investigating the profound metabolic alterations post-burn injury and novel techniques for wound coverage and skin regeneration.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduce burn injuries and the complexity of burn care
  2. Understand the metabolic changes post-burn
  3. Recognize the underlying mechanisms
  4. Learn about treatment options

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