Skip to Content

'
Summer E. Hanson, MD, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2011 University of Wisconsin College of Engineering, Madison, WI, PHD, Stem Cell Engineering
2010 University of Wisconsin College of Engineering, Madison, WI, MS, Biomedical Engineering
2005 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI, MD, Doctor of Medicine
2001 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, BA, Summa Cum Laude, Biology and Chemistry

Postgraduate Training

7/2012-6/2013 Clinical Fellowship, Microsurgical and Complex Reconstruction, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Charles E Butler, MD, FACS
6/2008-6/2010 Research Fellowship, NIH T32 Physician-Scientist Fellowship Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI
6/2005-6/2012 Integrated Clinical Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association
Young Physician Section Delegate, 6/2013-present
Chair, Wisconsin Resident and Fellows Section, 6/2010-6/2012
Chair, Committee on Medical Education, 6/2010-2012
Member, Committee on Medical Education, 6/2008-6/2013
Resident Delegate, 6/2007-6/2013
Chair, Wisconsin Medical Student Section, 6/2002-6/2003
Member, 8/2001-present
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Applicant, 10/2012
American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Plastic Surgery Foundation
Young Physician Section Delegate, 6/2013-present
Resident Delegate, 6/2007-6/2013
Member, 6/2005-present
Association of Women Surgeons
Member, 6/2007-present
Plastic Surgery Research Council
Member, Technology Committee, 7/2013-present
Member, 6/2008-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Miranda RN, Aladily TN, Prince HM, Kanagal-Shamanna R, de Jong D, Fayad LE, Amin MB, Haideri N, Bhagat G, Brooks GS, Shifrin DA, O'Malley DP, Cheah CY, Bacchi CE, Gualco G, Li S, Keech JA Jr, Hochberg EP, Carty MJ, Hanson SE, Mustafa E, Sanchez S, Manning JT Jr, Xu-Monette ZY, Miranda AR, Fox P, Bassett RL, Castillo JJ, Beltran BE, de Boer JP, Chakhachiro Z, Ye D, Clark D, Young KH, Medeiros LJ. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma: long-term follow-up of 60 patients. J Clin Oncol 32(2):114-120, 1/2014. e-Pub 12/2013.
2. Kim J, Escalante LE, Dollar BA, Hanson SE, Hematti P. Comparison of breast and abdominal adipose tissue mesenchymal stromal/stem cells in support of proliferation of breast cancer cells. Cancer Invest 31(8):550-4, 10/2013. e-Pub 9/10/2013. PMID: 24020962.
3. Hanson SE, Kim J, Hematti P. Comparative analysis of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells isolated from abdominal and breast tissue. Aesthet Surg J 33(6):888-898, 8/2013. PMID: 23908304.
4. King SN, Hanson SE, Chen X, Kim J, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. In vitro characterization of macrophage interaction with mesenchymal stromal cell-hyaluronan hydrogel constructs. J Biomed Mater Res A. e-Pub 4/2013. PMID: 23564555.
5. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR, Kim J, Cantu D, Faucher LD, Bentz ML, Kao WJ, Hematti P. Local delivery of allogeneic bone marrow and adipose tissue derived mesenchymal stem cells for cutaneous wound healing in a porcine model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. e-Pub 2/2013.
6. Kim J, Breunig MJ, Escalante LE, Bhatia N, Denu RA, Dollar BA, Stein AP, Hanson SE, Naderi N, Radek J, Haughy D, Bloom DD, Assadi-Porter FM, Hematti P. Biologic and immunomodulatory properties of mesenchymal stromal cells derived from human pancreatic islets. Cytotherapy 14(8):925-35, 9/2012. e-Pub 5/2012. PMCID: PMC3537170.
7. King SN, Hanson SE, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Current applications of mesenchymal stem cells for tissue replacement in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Am J Stem Cells 1(3):225-38, 2012. e-Pub 11/2012. PMCID: PMC3636735.
8. Rao VK, Schmid DB, Hanson SE, Bentz ML. Establishing a multidisciplinary academic cosmetic center. Plast Reconstr Surg 128(6):741e-6e, 12/2011. PMID: 22094775.
9. Hanson SE, King SN, Kim J, Chen X, Thibeault SL, Hematti P. The effect of mesenchymal stromal cell-hyaluronic acid hydrogel constructs on immunophenotype of macrophages. Tissue Eng Part A 17(19-20):2463-71, 10/2011. e-Pub 6/2011. PMCID: PMC3179618.
10. Sitzman TJ, Hanson SE, Alsheik NH, Gentry LR, Doyle JF, Gutowski KA. Clinical criteria for obtaining maxillofacial computed tomographic scans in trauma patients. Plast Reconstr Surg 127(3):1270-8, 3/2011. PMID: 21364427.
11. Sitzman TJ, Hanson SE, King TW, Gutowski KA. Detection of flap venous and arterial occlusion using interstitial glucose monitoring in a rodent model. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(1):71-9, 7/2010. PMID: 20595858.
12. Hanson SE, Gutowski KA. Primary T-cell lymphoma associated with breast implant capsule. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(1):39e-41e, 7/2010. PMID: 20595846.
13. Hanson SE, Kim J, Johnson BH, Bradley B, Breunig MJ, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Characterization of mesenchymal stem cells from human vocal fold fibroblasts. Laryngoscope 120(3):546-51, 3/2010. PMCID: PMC2829335.
14. Hanson SE, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Clinical applications of mesenchymal stem cells in laryngotracheal reconstruction. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy 5(3):268-72, 2010.
15. Stacey DH, Hanson SE, Lahvis G, Gutowski KA, Masters KS. In vitro adipogenic differentiation of preadipocytes varies with differentiation stimulus, culture dimensionality, and scaffold composition. Tissue Eng Part A 15(11):3389-99, 11/2009. PMID: 19402786.
16. Hanson SE, Gutowski KA. Brachial Plexus Injuries. Trauma Notes 4(1):1-8, 2008.
17. Manske JM, Hanson SE. Substance-P-mediated immunomodulation of tumor growth in a murine model. Neuroimmunomodulation 12(4):201-10, 2005. PMID: 15990451.
18. Ojala CR, Ostman JM, Hanson SE, Ojala WH. Molecular and crystal structures of N-aryl-beta-D-glycopyranosylamines from mannose and galactose. Carbohydr Res 332(4):415-27, 6/2001. PMID: 11438098.
19. Ojala CR, Ostman JM, Ojala WH, Hanson SE. Molecular and crystal structures of N-arylglycopyranosylamines formed by reaction between sulfanilamide and D-ribose, D-arabinose and D-mannose. Carbohydr Res 331(3):319-25, 4/2001. PMID: 11383901.

Invited Articles

1. King SN, Hanson SE, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Current applications of mesenchymal stem cells for tissue replacement in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Am J Stem Cells 1(3). e-Pub 11/2012.
2. Hanson SE. Mesenchymal stem cells: a multimodal option for wound healing. Advances in Wound Care 1(4):153-158, 2012.
3. Hanson SE, Gutowski KA, Hematti P. Clinical applications of mesenchymal stem cells in soft tissue augmentation. Aesthet Surg J 30(6):838-42, Nov-Dec, 11/2010. PMID: 21131458.
4. Hanson SE, Bentz ML, Hematti P. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for nonhealing cutaneous wounds. Plast Reconstr Surg 125(2):510-6, 2/2010. PMID: 20124836.
5. Hanson SE, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Clinical applications of mesenchymal stem cells in laryngotracheal reconstruction. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy 5(3):268-272, 2010.
6. Hanson SE, Gutowski KA. Brachial Plexus Injuries. Trauma Notes 4(1):1-8, 2008.

Abstracts

1. Hanson SE, King Kim, J, Bentz ML, Hematti P. Anti-inflammatory and Regenerative Properties of Adipose Stem Cells, Gaspar W. Anastasi Award. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2012.
2. Hanson SE, King SN, Kim J, Chen X, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Immunomodulatory and Regenerative Properties of Adipose Stem Cells Hydrogel Constructs. 51st Annual Meeting, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2012.
3. Hanson SE, King SN, Kim J, Chen X, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Immunomodulatory and Reparative Properties of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Encapsulated in Hyaluronic Acid Scaffolds. 57th Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, 2012.
4. Rao V, Schmid DB, Hanson SE, Bentz ML. Establishing a Multi-Disciplinary Academic Cosmetic Center. University of Wisconsin Research Summit, 2011.
5. Kleinbeck KR, Hanson SE, Faucher LD, Cantu D, Bader R, Fu Y, Hematti P, Kao WJ. In situ Photopolymerizable Semi-interpenetrating Network for Drug and Cell Delivery to Cutaneous Wounds. University of Wisconsin Research Summit, 2011.
6. Hanson SE, King SN, Kim J, Chen X, Thibeault SL, Hematti P. Influence of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Combined with a Hhyaluronic Acid Based Hydrogel on Macrophage Surface Marker Expression. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 56th Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council 127(5S):34, 2011.
7. Hanson SE, King SN, Kim J, Chen X, Thibeault SL, Hematti P. Influence of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Combined with a Hyaluronic Acid Based Hydrogel on Macrophage Surface Marker Expression. University of Wisconsin Research Summit, 2011.
8. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR, Kim J, Faucher LD, Kao WJ, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Porcine Model. University of Wisconsin Research Summit, 2011.
9. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR., Kim, J., Faucher, LD., Kao, WJ., Bentz, ML., and Hematti, P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Porcine Model, Best Basic Science Paper. 50th Annual Meeting, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons 2011, 2011.
10. Hanson SE, Gray AT, Manske JM. Substance P and Anti-Tumor Immunity in Mice: the Role of Natural Killer Cells. Minnesota Academy of Sciences Conference, 2011.
11. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR, Kim J, Faucher LD, Kao WJ, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Porcine Model, Best Basic Science Paper. American Medical Association 34th Interim Meeting, San Diego, CA, 11/2010.
12. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR, Kim J, Faucher LD, Kao WJ, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Porcine Model. International Foundation of Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS) Meeting, Dallas, TX, 10/2010.
13. Hanson SE, Bentz ML, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing. University of Wisconsin Plastic Surgery Research Conference, Madison, WI, 6/2010.
14. Hanson SE, Kleinbeck KR, Kim J, Faucher LD, Kao WJ, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Porcine Model. Midwestern Burn Association Conference, 2010.
15. Hanson SE, Hematti P, Thibeault SL. Clinical Applications of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Laryngotracheal Reconstruction. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Core Lecture Series, Madison, WI, 11/2009.
16. Hanson SE, Stacey DH, Hematti P, Gutowski KA, Masters KM. Combining Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering, Best Basic Science Paper. American Medical Association 33rd Interim Meeting, Houston, TX, 11/2009.
17. Hanson SE, Yang B, Mount DL, Noon JF, Bentz ML. Developing a Venue for Global Surgical Education: Real-time Bi-directional Video Conferencing Among Plastic Surgery Programs. Global Health Symposium, Madison, WI, 3/2009.
18. Sitzman TJ, Hanson SE, Alsheik NH, Gentry LR, Doyle JD, Gutowski KA. A Simple Set of Clinical Criteria to Guide Utilization of Maxillofacial CT in Trauma Patients. American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2009.
19. Sitzman TJ, Hanson SE, Alsheik NH, Gentry LR, Doyle JD, Gutowski KA. A Simple Set of Clinical Criteria to Guide Utilization of Maxillofacial CT in Trauma Patients, Best Clinical Abstract. Lunda Annual Trauma Conference, 2009.
20. Hanson SE, Stacey DH, Lahvis GP, Gutowski KA, Masters KM. Combining Adipose Derived MSCs with Biological Scaffolds for Fat Engineering. University of Wisconsin Research Seminar, 2009.
21. Hanson SE, Stacey DH, Hematti P, Gutowski KA, Masters KM. Combining Adipose Derived Stem Cells with Biological Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. University of Wisconsin Research Summit on Regenerative Medicine, 2009.
22. Hanson SE, Bentz ML, Hematti P. Local Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cutaneous Wound Healing. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Core Lecture Conference, 2009.
23. Sitzman TJ, Hanson SE, King TW, Gutowski KA. Rapid Identification of Vessel Occlusion in Free Tissue Transfers Continuous Glucose Monitoring. 54th Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting, 2009.
24. Hanson SE. Applications of Adipose Derived Stem Cells in Plastic Surgery. 3rd International Congress of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, 2008.
25. Hanson SE, Gutowski KA. Primary Breast Lymphoma Following Breast Augmentation Presenting as Breast Asymmetry. Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Conference, 2007.
26. Murphy JA, Hanson SE, Mount DL. Distraction Osteogenesis in Patients Following Segmental Mandibular Loss Due to Trauma. Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Conference, 2005.
27. Hanson SE, Lahvis GP. Development of Vascular Patterns in the Neonatal Mouse Brain. University of Wisconsin Medical School Research Symposium, 2002.
28. Hanson SE, Ojala WH. Structural Studies of Glycosylamines. Minnesota Academy of Sciences Conference, 2001.
29. Hanson SE, Manske JM. Communication between the Nervous and Immune Systems: Substance P and Anti-Tumor Immunity of Mice. Society of Neurosciences National Conference, 2000.
30. Hanson SE, Perry ME. Investigating p53-Independent Changes in MDM2 Levels following Treatment with UV Light. University of Wisconsin Summer Research Symposium, 2000.
31. Hanson SE, Ojala WH. Structural Studies of Glycosylamines. American Crystallographic Association International Convention, 2000.
32. Hanson SE, Manske JM. Substance P and Anti-Tumor Immunity in Mice: The Role of T cells and Macrophages. TriBeta Biological Honor Society Convention, 2000.
33. Hanson SE, Mankse JM. The Effect of Substance P on Anti-Tumor Immunity in Mice. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2000.
34. Hanson SE, Manske JM. Substance P and Anti-Tumor Immunity in Mice: The Melanoma Model. Sigma Xi Annual International Meeting, 1999.

Book Chapters

1. Hanson SE, Siebert JW. Microsurgical Reconstruction of Facial Asymmetry. In: Operative Microsurgery. Ed(s) B Boyd, N Jones. McGraw-Hill. In Press.
2. Hanson SE, Siebert JW. Parascapular Flap. In: Operative Microsurgery. Ed(s) B Boyd, N Jones. McGraw-Hill. In Press.
3. Hanson SE, Bentz ML. Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Basic Science and Clinical Applications. In: Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Reconstructive Surgery. Ed(s) P Hematti, A Keating. Humana Press, 2013.
4. Hanson SE, Maassen NH. Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Orthopedic Applications. In: Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Basic Science and Clinical Applications. Ed(s) P Hematti, A Keating. Humana Press, 2013.
5. Hematti P, Hanson SE. Immunobiology of Biomaterial Mesenchymal Stem Cell Constructs. In: Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine. Ed(s) M Ramalingham, S Ramakrishna. CRC Press, 2012.
6. Hanson SE, Hematti P. Immunobiology of Cell-Biomaterial Scaffolds. In: Biomaterials and Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine. Ed(s) M Ramalingham, S Ramakrishna. CRC Press, 2012.
7. Hanson SE, Mahajan AY, Bentz ML. Ear Reconstruction. In: Head and Neck Reconstruction. Ed(s) CH Butler. Elsevier London, 2009.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Hanson SE, Hanson CD, Mount DL, Bentz ML. Web-based surgical education comes of age. American College of Surgeons, 2012.

Last updated: 1/31/2014