Biomedical Genetics Faculty in the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Institute
Dirk Bohmann, Ph.D.
Drosophila (eye, central nervous system)
Control of division and differentiation, response of stem cells to oxidative stress
Aging, diabetes, cancer
Hartmut (Hucky) Land, Ph.D.
Fundamental principles of cancer initiation
Cancer initiating cells (multiple systems)
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
CNS stem cells
Normal development, cell discovery, cellular and molecular biology of developmental maladies, myelination, astrocyte biology
Fetal iron deficiency, genetic diseases of the central nervous system, spinal cord injury, effects of chemotherapy on the central nervous system
Mark Noble, Ph.D. (this team also includes the following research track faculty: Zaibo Li, M.D., Ph.D.)
General principles of stem and progenitor cell function, developmental maladies, repair of central nervous system injury, effects of cancer treatment on the central nervous system, targeting of cancer stem cells, stem cell physiology
Genetic diseases of the central nervous system, toxicant exposure, cancer, spinal cord injury, developmental maladies
Central nervous system stem and progenitor cells, cancer stem cells
Douglas Portman, Ph.D.
C. elegans nervous system stem cells
Basic principles of development
Model system approaches to studying developmental abnormalities in the nervous system
Christoph (Chris) Pröschel, Ph.D.
Control of development in the CNS, astrocyte function in development and injury
Spinal cord injury, leukodystrophies
Central nervous system stem and progenitor cells, human embryonic stem cells
Jianwen Que, M.D., Ph.D.
Morphogenesis and stem cell biology of the esophagus