Dr. Mo (Mohamed M. Ibrahim, MD) is currently the Senior Research Fellow in the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery at Duke University and the Manager of the plastic surgery laboratory where he has a number of basic science collaborations. Dr. Ibrahim was raised in Cairo, Egypt where he obtained his medical degree from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Ibrahim moved to the United States where he started a Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery at Duke University. There he developed a novel immunocompetent murine burn and hypertrophic scar contracture model (patented) under the guidance of Dr. Levinson. In addition, Dr. Ibrahim was certified as a Research Animal Coordinator by Duke University in 2014. Dr. Ibrahim is also the founder of www.MedicalVideos.us, providing educational videos to millions of healthcare professionals worldwide. This Pilot Research Grant will help developing a novel implantable optical oxygen monitor to detect flap viability under the supervision of Bruce Klitzman, PhD.