Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cell Research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is home to a strong and growing team of stem cell investigators, with particular strength in hematopoietic, cancer, and liver stem cell biology, including a liver transplant program.  


Embryonic stem cell differentiation and modeling

Eric Bouhassira, Ph.D. 
Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells to hematopoietic lineages
Ales Cvekl, Ph.D. 
Stem cells and eye development
Meelad M Dawlaty
Epigenetics of Stem Cellsicon
John Greally, M.B., B.C.H., Ph.D. 
Stem cell epigenomics icon
Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D. 
Adipocyte progenitor cells icon
Carl Schildkraut, Ph.D. 
DNA replication in stem cells icon
Jan Vijg Ph.D. 
Aging and Stem Cells icon

Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells

Paul Frenette, M.D. 
Hematopoietic stem cell trafficking icon
Evripidis Gavathiotis, Ph.D. 
Chemical biology and stem cell apoptosis icon
Wenjun Guo Ph.D. 
Normal and Malignant Breast Stem Cells icon
Keisuke Ito M.D. Ph.D.  
Hematopoietic stem cells and Leukemia-initiating cells icon  
Matthew Scharff, M.D. 
B cell differentiation leading to antibody diversity and cell of origin in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemiaicon
Arthur Skoultchi, Ph.D. 
Control of cell proliferation in embryonic stem cells icon
Richard Stanley, Ph.D. 
Signaling in hematopoietic progenitors icon
Ulrich Steidl, M.D., Ph.D.  
Leukemia stem cells icon
Amit Verma, M.D.  
Stem cells and myelodysplastic syndrome icon
Leonard H. Augenlicht, Ph.D.  
Intestinal stem cells in mucosal homeostasis and disease icon


Jean Hebert Ph.D.  
Replacement of Projection Neurons in the Neocortex icon
Herbert Lachman M.D.  
Uses induced pluripotent stem cells to model schizophrenia in vitro. icon
Mark F. Mehler M.D.  
Embryonic and Neural Stem Cell Biology and Epigenetic Reprogramming of Cell Fate and Associated Tissue Remodeling icon

Model organism of stem cell biology

Teresa Bowman, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of tissue regeneration in the zebrasfish icon
Florence Marlow Ph.D.  
Germ Line Stem Cells and Germ Development icon

Liver regeneration

Chandan Guha MBBS, Ph.D 
Stem Cell Therapies for Radiation Injury icon
Sanjeev Gupta, M.D. 
Liver stem cells and transplantation icon
Charles Rogler, Ph.D. 
Liver stem cell differentiation icon
Jayanta Roy-Chowdhury, M.B.B.S. 
Hepatic cell therapy icon
David Shafritz, M.D. 
Liver stem cells icon

Cardio-vascular progenitors

Richard Kitsis, M.D.
Cell death, cardiac stem cell differentiation   icon
Robert Michler, M.D. 
Cardiac stem cell transplantation icon

Research Resources

Stem cell researchers at Einstein have access to a wide and growing variety of investigational shared resources, cores, and centers, accessible through: Shared Facilities and Cores

Cell Analysis

Genetic Analysis

Molecular Structure Analysis

Tissue Analysis

Genetic Manipulation

Animal Research

Biohazard Research

Hepatic Research

Clinical and Translational Research

Analysis & Data Management

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