Faculty Profiles: A-Z

A cross section of human embryonic stem cell research at Stanford University:

Julie Baker, Ph.D.
Patterning and specification of cell fates, functional analysis of newly discovered proteins...

Eric Chiao, Ph.D.
Using new human pluripotent stem cell lines to study inherited human diseases...

John Cooke, M.D.
Embryonic cell regeneration in cerebrovascular ischemia—role of nitric oxide... Lab website »

Stefan Heller, M.D.
Generation of inner ear sensory cells from human embryonic stem cells toward a cure for deafness...

Mark Kay, MD, Ph.D.
Novel vectors for gene transfer into human embryonic stem cells... Lab website »

Seung Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Organogenesis of pancreas, stem cell development, patient-specific cells with nuclear transfer... Lab website »

Gregory Kovacs, Ph.D.
Technology for human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte differentiation and optimization of graft-host integration in adult myocardium...

Calvin Kuo, MD, Ph.D.
Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells to intestinal fates...

Susan McConnell, Ph.D.
Optimization of guidance response in human embryonic stem cell-derived midbrain dopaminergic neurons in development and disease... Lab website »

Roel Nusse, Ph.D.
Guiding the developmental program of human embryonic stem cells by isolated Wnt factors... Lab website »

Theo Palmer, Ph.D.
Immunology of neural stem cell fate and function...

Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D.
Human embryonic stem cell biology, early human embryo development, germ cell development, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)... Lab website »

Julien Sage, Ph.D.
Functions of RB family proteins in human embryonic stem cells... Lab website »

Thomas Wandless, Ph.D.
Reprogramming differentiated human cells to a pluripotent state... Lab website »

Kenneth Weinberg, M.D.
Embryonic stem cell-derived thymic epithelial cells...

Irving Weissman, M.D.
Prospective isolation of heart and blood-forming stem cells derived from human embryonic stem cells...

Joseph Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
In vivo imaging of human embryonic stem cell derivatives and tumorigenicit...

Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D.
Role of chromatin modifiers in regulating human embryonic stem cell pluripotency...

Phillip Yang, M.D.
In vivo molecular magnetic resonance imaging of human embryonic stem cells in murine model of myocardial infarction...

Christopher Zarins, M.D.
Engineering a cardiovascular tissue graft from human embryonic stem cells... Lab website »