Physician’s Profile

June K. Wu, MD

Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Vascular Anomalies
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Research Studies
Specialist in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Recipient, K08 Award, NHLBI, 2010-2015

Inaugural recipient, Forde Junior Faculty Research Grant, 2007-2008

Pilot Award, Irving Center for Clinical Research, 2009-2010

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Pilot Research Grant, 2010-2011

Leo Davidoff Award (2002)

Joseph Parker Garrison Award (1996)

First Prize, Resident's Research Competition (1997)

Plastic, craniofacial, and reconstructive surgery
Vascular anomalies
Outtz HH, Wu JK, Wang X, Kitajewski J. Notch1 deficiency results in decreased inflammation during wound healing and regulates VEGFR-1 and inflammatory cytokine expression in macrophages. J of Immunology, in press.
Wu JK, Adepoju O, Desilva D, Baribault K, Boscolo E, Bischoff J, Kitajewski J. A switch in Notch Gene Expression Parallels Stem Cell to Endothelial Transition in Infantile Hemangioma. Angiogenesis 2010, 13: 15-23. (Epub Jan 2010).
Wu JK and Rohde Christine. Pursestring Closure of Hemangiomas: Early Results of a Follow-Up Study. Journal of Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009, 62: 581-5.
Wu JK and Kitajewski J. A Potential Role for Notch signaling in the Pathogenesis and Regulation of Hemangiomas. J Craniofac Surg 2009, 20 (Suppl 1): 698-702.
Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Marsano A, Fomovsky GM, Niedt GN, Wu JK. Efficacy and mechanisms of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in promoting wound healing: a rodent model. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009 62:1331-8. (Epub July 2008).
Trousdale RK, Jacobs S, Simhaee DA, Wu JK, and Lustbader WJ. Wound closure and metabolic parameter variability in a db/db mouse model for diabetic ulcers. J Surg Res 2009, 151: 100-7 (Epub March 2008).
Wu JK, Bisdorff A, Gelbert F, Enjolras O, Burrows PE, and Mulliken JB. Auricular arteriovenous malformation: Evaluation, management, and outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg 2005, 115: 985-95.
Weber RV, Navarro A, Wu JK, Yu HL, Strauch B. Pulsed magnetic fields applied to a transferred arterial loop support the rat groin composite flap. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004, 114: 1185-9.
Yu Y, Flint AF, Mulliken JB, Wu JK, and Bischoff J. Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Infantile Hemangioma. Blood 2004, 103: 1373-1375.
Chiu DT, Hu G, Wu J, Rhee S, Rogers L, Gorlick N. Extended rat-ear flap model: A new rodent model for studying the effects of vessel supercharging on flap viability. J Reconstr Microsurg 2002, 18: 503-508.