Tissue-Specific Stem Cells & Therapy

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Jeffrey R. Bender, MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Yale Cardiovascular Research Center

Research Interests

Cardiology; Endothelium; Immune System; Inflammation; Macrophages; RNA Stability; T-Lymphocytes

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases

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Anton M. Bennett, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Comparative Medicine

Co-Director, Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Director, BBS Minority Affairs

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Lloyd G. Cantley, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Vice Chair, Research

Co-director of Education, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Research Interests

Epithelial Cells; Kidney; Macrophages; Morphogenesis; Nephrology; Physiology

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Yung-Chi Cheng, PhD

Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology

Chairman, Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM)

Research Interests

China; Drugs, Chinese Herbal; Hong Kong; Medicine, Chinese Traditional; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Pharmacology

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Geoffrey Lowell Chupp, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airways Disease (YCAAD)

Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Asthma; Bronchial Diseases; Bronchiectasis; Ciliary Motility Disorders; Lung Diseases; Pulmonary Medicine; Respiratory Tract Diseases

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Lung Diseases

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Valentina Greco, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Dermatology; Genetics; Neoplasms by Histologic Type; Regeneration; Stem Cell Niche; Stem Cells

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Shangqin Guo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests

Cell Biology; Cellular Reprogramming; Hematopoietic Stem Cells

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Stephanie Halene, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

Research Interests

Alternative Splicing; Hematopoiesis; Leukemia; Myelodysplastic Syndromes; Myelopoiesis; Xenograft Model Antitumor Assays

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Marc Hammarlund, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience

Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics

Research Interests

Axons; Caenorhabditis elegans; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Nerve Regeneration

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Erica Lyndrup Herzog, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Translational Lung Research Program

Co-Director, Yale Fibrosis Program

Assistant Director, Medical Student Research, Department of Medicine

Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Center of Excellence

Research Interests

Bioengineering; Biomarkers, Pharmacological; Education, Medical; Fibrosis; Inflammation; Lung; Lung Diseases, Interstitial; Respiration; Semaphorins; T-Lymphocytes; Translational Medical Research

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases; Lung Diseases, Interstitial; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary

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Karen K. Hirschi, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Genetics

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Valerie Horsley, PhD

Maxine F. Singer '57 Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Associate Professor of Dermatology

Research Interests

Dermatology; Epithelial Cells; Molecular Biology; Regeneration; Skin Diseases; Stem Cells; Tissue Survival

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Anita Juliane Huttner, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Research Interests

Cells; Central Nervous System; Central Nervous System Diseases; Embryonic Structures; Hemic and Immune Systems; Musculoskeletal Diseases; Neoplasms; Nervous System; Nervous System Diseases; Neuroglia; Neurons; Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms; Pluripotent Stem Cells; Synapses; Tissues

Clinical Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Brain Abscess; Brain Damage, Chronic; Brain Death; Brain Diseases, Metabolic; Brain Edema; Brain Injuries; Brain Neoplasms; Central Nervous System Infections; Cerebellar Diseases; Cerebrovascular Disorders; Contusions; Craniocerebral Trauma; Dementia; Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS; Demyelinating Diseases; Encephalitis; Encephalomalacia; Encephalomyelitis; Epilepsy; Hypoxia, Brain; Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells; Leukoencephalopathies; Meningitis; Mitochondrial Myopathies; Morphological and Microscopic Findings; Movement Disorders; Muscle Weakness; Muscular Disorders, Atrophic; Myalgia; Myositis; Nervous System Malformations; Nervous System Neoplasms; Nervous System Physiological Phenomena; Neuroaxonal Dystrophies; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neuromuscular Diseases; Pathologic Processes; Pathological Conditions, Anatomical; Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms; Pathology; Pituitary Apoplexy; Pituitary Diseases; Pituitary Neoplasms; Radiation Injuries; Sepsis-Associated Encephalopathy; Signs and Symptoms; Spinal Cord Diseases; Spinal Cord Injuries; Spinal Injuries; Subdural Effusion; Trauma, Nervous System

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Jeffery Donald Kocsis, PhD

Professor of Neurology

Director , Postdoctoral Studies

Associate Director, Yale Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research

Senior Medical Research Career Scientist, Department of Veterans Affairs

Research Interests

Cell Transplantation; Central Nervous System; Ion Channels; Nerve Regeneration; Neurology; Neurosciences; Spinal Cord; Spinal Cord Injuries; Veterans

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Diane S Krause, MD, PhD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Cell Biology and of Pathology

Assoc. Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Assoc. Director, Transfusion Medicine Service

Medical Director, Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory

Medical Director, Advanced Cell Therapy Laboratory

Research Interests

Bone Marrow Transplantation; Cell Biology; Gene Expression; Hematology; Leukemia; Medical Laboratory Science; Pathology; Stem Cells

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Jordan Stuart Pober, MD, PhD

Bayer Professor of Translational Medicine and Professor of Immunobiology, Pathology and Dermatology

Director, Human and Translational Immunology Program

Vice-Chair, Dept. of Immunobiology for the Section of Human and Translational Immunology

Research Interests

Cytokines; Endothelial Cells; Immune System; Translational Medical Research; Transplantation Immunology

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Yibing Qyang, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Pathology

Section of Cardiovascular Medicine

Research Interests

Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Heart; Physiology; Stem Cells; Tissue Engineering

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D. Eugene Redmond Jr., MD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurosurgery

Research Interests

Dopamine; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neurosurgery; Parkinson Disease; Psychiatry; Spinal Cord Injuries; Stem Cells

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Lawrence James Rizzolo, PhD, FARVO

Professor of Surgery (Gross Anatomy)

Director of Medical Studies

Research Interests

Anatomy; Curriculum; Epithelial Cells; Models, Educational; Ophthalmology; Pigment Epithelium of Eye; Retina

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Matthew S Rodeheffer, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Genomics; Metabolic Diseases; Overnutrition; Stem Cells

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Nancy Hartman Ruddle, PhD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Research Interests

Lymphoid Tissue

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Masanori Sasaki, MD, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Neurology

Visiting Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Clinical Program Leader, Liver Cancer Program

Deputy Director, Yale Liver Center

Clinical Interests

Gallstones; Hepatitis; Liver Diseases

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Scott Swenson, MD, PhD

Research Interests

Hepatitis; Liver Cirrhosis; Pancreatic Diseases

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John Joseph Wysolmerski, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Research Interests

Bone Diseases; Breast Neoplasms; Endocrine System Diseases; Neoplasms; Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes; Parathyroid Diseases

Clinical Interests

Hyperthyroidism; Medical Oncology; Osteoporosis

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