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
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Ales Cvekl, Ph.D. 
Stem cells and eye development
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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
 
 
 
 
 

Neuroscience

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

Analytical Imaging
Cellular and Molecular Neuroimaging
Flow Cytometry
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Resources
Stable Isotope and Metabolomics 

Genetic Analysis

DNA Isolation and Cell Expansion
Epigenomics
Genome Imaging
Genomics 

Molecular Structure Analysis

Macromolecular Therapeutics Development
Proteomics
Structural NMR
X-Ray Crystallography 

Tissue Analysis

Analytical Imaging
Cellular and Molecular Neuroimaging
Flow Cytometry
Histotechnology and Comparative Pathology
Tissue Engineering and Cellular Reprogramming 

Genetic Manipulation

Gene Therapy
Tissue Engineering and Cellular Reprogramming
Transgenic Mouse 

Animal Research

Animal Housing and Studies
Animal Physiology
Gene Targeting
Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Hormone Assay
MicroPET Facility
Mouse Cardiac Surgery and Physiology Core
Rodent Behavioral Evaluation
Transgenic Mouse 

Biohazard Research

Animal Biohazard
Biohazard Flow Cytometry
Biohazard Immunology/Pathology
Clinical and Molecular Virology 

Hepatic Research

Hepatic Cell Culture and Genetic Engineering
Hepatic Imaging and Cell Structure
Hepatic Molecular Biology & Genetics
Hepatic Special Animals 

Clinical and Translational Research

AIDS Clinical Investigation
Analytic Core Laboratory
Biorepository
Clinical Research Center
Diabetes Prevention and Control
DNA Isolation and Cell Expansion
Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Hormone Assay 

Analysis & Data Management

Biostatistics
Computational Genomics
Epidemiology Study Management and Informatics
Research Informatics 

 
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