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Houston, Texas

Representation of several types of stem cells
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STaR Center Research Faculty

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

  • Margaret Goodell, Ph.D., Director -- Hematopoietic stem cells
    Department of Pediatrics; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Karl - Dimiter Bissig, M.D, Ph.D. -- Cell Based Therapy for Liver Disease
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Malgorzata (Gosia) Borowiak, Ph.D. -- Pluripotent stem cells
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D. -- Human hematopoioetic stem cells
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Lawrence Chan, M.D., D.Sc.-- Hepatic stem cells
    Department of Medicine; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Orla Coneely, Ph.D.-- Cancer stem cells
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Cancer Center
  • Austin Cooney, Ph.D. -- Murine embryonic stem cells
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Gretchen Darlington, Ph.D. -- Hepatic stem cells
    Department of Pathology; Huffington Center on Aging
  • Alan Davis, Ph.D. -- Bone regeneration
    Department of Pediatrics; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D. -- Bone regeneration
    Department of Pediatrics; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Benjamin Deneen, Ph.D. -- Glial Cell Development and Disease
    Department of Neuroscience; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Mary Dickinson, Ph.D. -- Embryonic progenitors, vascular development, bioimaging and tissue engineering
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
  • Helen Heslop, M.D. -- Human hematopoietic stem cells
    Department of Medicine; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Katherine Y. King, M.D., Ph.D. -- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • H. Daniel Lacorazza, Ph.D. -- Hematopoietic stem cells
    Departments of Pathology and Immunology,
  • Dolores Lamb, Ph.D. -- Testicular stem cells
    Department of Urology
  • Michael T. Lewis, Ph.D. -- Mammary tumor stem cells
    Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
  • De-Quan Li, M.D., Ph.D. -- Corneal stem cells
    Department of Ophthamology
  • Yi Li, Ph.D. -- Mammary tumor stem cells
    Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
  • Daniel Medina, Ph.D. -- Mammary tumor stem cells
    Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • Hoang Nguyen, Ph.D -- Skin Stem Cells
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Jeffrey Rosen, Ph.D. -- Mammary gland stem cells
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Cancer Center
  • Chad Shaw, Ph.D. -- Stem cell gene expression
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
  • David Shine, Ph.D. -- Neural regeneration
    Department of Neurology; Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Zhou Songyang, Ph.D. -- Hematopoietic/Embryonic stem cells
    Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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