Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Dr. Leonard Kaban chairs Festschrift for Dr. John Mulliken

Dr. Kaban served as chair of the Festschrift for Dr. John Mulliken of Children’s Hospital Boston on April 26, 2008. The Festschrift committee included 150 craniofacial and maxillofacial surgeons and physicians interested in vascular anomalies from around the world. The proceedings will be published as a Supplement to the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, co-edited by Dr. Kaban. Dr. Kaban's presentation and paper, Facial Asymmetry and the 4th Dimension, documents the changes in facial proportions that occur with time and growth (4th dimension) in children.

Dr. John Mulliken is a well-known plastic surgeon whose contributions on the molecular basis of craniofacial and vascular deformities and outcome studies on cleft lip and cleft palate repair helped modernize treatments for genetic facial abnormalities. 

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