Our faculty study many different kinds of stem cells, including adult, embryonic, and cancer stem cells, as described in their research descriptions below.

Margaret A Goodell, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1265

Murine and human hematopoietic stem cells; Genetic and epigenetic regulation and development.

Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1256

Genome engineering in the liver; Metabolic liver disease; Human liver chimeric mice; Liver cancer; Hepatitis B virus…

Malgorzata Borowiak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7771

Pluripotent stem cells for human development and metabolic diseases

Malcolm K Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4671

Use of gene therapy to improve responses to cancer

Andre Catic, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Phone

  • (713) 798-1567

We study protein quality control mechanisms and their involvement in gene regulation, metabolism, and aging.

Alan R Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1237

Osteoblast stem cell, recruitment, function, differentiation; Tissue engineering

Elizabeth A. Olmsted-Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Tissue engineering; Gene therapy; BMP2; Spinal fusion; Hospital Medicine

Benjamin Deneen, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7897

Glial cell development and disease

Katherine Yudeh King, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Role of interferon-gamma in hematopoietic stem cell regulation

Daniel Lacorazza, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-5103

Development and differentiation of the immune system; Transcriptional regulation of blood formation; Pathobiology and treatment of leukemia…

Daisuke Nakada, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1175

Normal and malignant stem cells in the blood system

Ronald J. Parchem, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-1272

Neural Development, Neural Crest Development, Stem Cells and Cancer Biology

Rachel E. Rau, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-1528

Noah Freeman Shroyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8693

Mechanisms that control intestinal development and homeostasis; Human Enteroids