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Anatomy News – Tagliacozzi Corner

This new section on the MAFAC website will feature regular updates on anatomy and the ongoing research by the new MAFAC Research Fellow. This new position in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Melbourne is named after Gaspare Tagliacozzi, Professor of Anatomy and Surgery at the University of Bologna who wrote the first book on reconstructive plastic surgery in 1597.

MAFAC Research Meeting, September 2020.

On September 4th 2020, the first MAFAC Research Meeting took place. This virtual meeting was unique as it was the very first meeting with leading international plastic surgeons and anatomists to focus exclusively on discussing facelift anatomy in detail. This meeting was recorded and is available for members of the MAFAC Academy. On September 4th, 2020 at 7 PM AEST, more than twenty plastic surgeons and anatomists from nearly all continents joined to take part in the first MAFAC Research Meeting. This unique event provided quality discussions on facial anatomy concepts that challenge traditional beliefs and anatomical teaching. [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|Anatomy News|
  • A Building is only as strong as its Foundation

A Building is only as strong as its Foundation

Dr. Justin O’Brien, a Brighton-based ENT surgeon and one of the original MAFAC members, has allowed his thesis on facial anatomy to be shared on the MAFAC website. Although the majority of the findings were published in four papers and one textbook chapter, the unpublished findings form the groundwork for the future research. The thesis of the Brighton-based ENT surgeon Justin O’Brien, titled “The Relationship of the Facial Nerve Rami to the Tissue Layers, Spaces, and Retaining Ligaments of the Face”, will be available through the MAFAC website in the section Anatomy News. Dr. O’Brien was an original MAFAC [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Anatomy News|

Tagliacozzi’s Corner: A New Haven for Anatomy News

With the MAFAC Course having grown to become internationally renowned, it has raised the bar for anatomy teaching and learning worldwide. The international faculty meets regularly to discuss facial anatomy, sharing knowledge and stimulating the development of new ideas. As a result, an independent institution of learning facial anatomy has spontaneously formed through the years, where both faculty and past attendees come to find answers on anatomy. THE PHILOSOPHY OF MAFAC Dr. Bryan Mendelson, one of the founding fathers and soul of MAFAC, has always envisioned the philosophy of MAFAC to be different from traditional surgical teaching. Traditional teaching [...]

By |July 7th, 2020|Anatomy News|

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