ACTSI's KL2 Scholar and Yerkes Primate Research Center

Activities between Clinical and Translational Science Awardees and Primate Research Centers were presented before the NIH NCRR National Advisory Research Resources Council on January 26. Tissue transplantation research by ACTSI's Research Education, Training, & Career Development (RETCD) program's KL2 scholar, Linda Cendales, MD at Yerkes National Primate Research Center was included as part of the presentation. The Yerkes/ACTSI example was used to highlight joint training/education programs and Primate Research Centers. Dr. Cendales is assistant professor of surgery at Emory SOM and director of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation and the Laboratory of Microsurgery at the Emory Transplant Center.