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Stem Cell Biology

Researchers Related to Stem Cell Biology

Embryonic stem cells, the subject of much controversy when used in research, have the ability to differentiate into any type of tissue. In 2006, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University in Japan successfully reprogrammed differentiated mouse skin cells into cells that looked and behaved like embryonic stem cells. Since that time, researchers, including those at the Gates’ Center, have been able to replicate the process with adult human skin cells.

At the Gates' Center we study the biology of adult stem cells so that we can better understand the role they play in tissue formation as well as disease. By understanding the mechanisms that propel them, we hope to learn how to regenerate cells, organs and tissues and how to detect and stop disease.

For more information on  the Center's Stem Cell Biology program, please refer to the list of researchers below.

Peter Koch
Maranke Koster
Dwight Klemm
Bruce Appel
Kristin Artinger
Jacob E. (Jed) Friedman
James Hagman
Hua Huang
Lee Niswander
Susan Reynolds
Kurt Stenmark
Trevor Williams
Wenbo Zhou
Wallace S. Chick, Ph.D.
Kathrin Bernt, MD
Tobias Neff, M.D.
Wilusz, Carol
Wilusz, Jeff
Ganna Bilousova
James Bamburg, Ph.D.
Joseph A. Brzezinski IV, Ph.D.
Angeles B. Ribera, PhD
Enrique Torchia
Christopher D Baker, MD
J. Mark Petrash, Ph.D.
Peter Dempsey, PhD
Santos Franco, PhD
Kristen Boyle, PhD
Danielle Soranno
Linda Barlow
Anne-Laure Perraud
Christopher Phiel
Eric Pietras
Raj Kumar, PhD
Devantha ​Nair
Eszter ​Vladar