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Meet the Scientists at ICE

Meet the affiliate scientists at ICE

Researchers and clinicians who become members of the ICE will contribute to this multidisciplinary environment aiming to harness the power of stem cells and regenerative medicine to improve human health. Becoming a member has such benefits as receiving announcements of ICE sponsored guest lectures and seminars. Members will also receive funding announcements and an ICE newsletter. Members are encouraged to collaborate with other ICE members and participate in ICE sponsored events. Members will also receive discounted rates for ICE core facilities.

For more information on becoming a member of ICE, please visit here.

Affiliate faculty

Photo of Dr. Xu Cao, Ph.D.

Cao, Xu, Ph.D.

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Lee Riley Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Research Interests: Mesenchymal stem cells, Bone remodeling, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis
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Jang, Yoon-Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Oncology
Co-director, Stem Cell Biology Laboratory
Photo of Dr. Vassilis E. Koliatsos, M.D.

Koliatsos, Vassilis E., M.D.

Professor of Pathology
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Neurology
Research Interests: Alzheimers disease, Traumatic and degenerative brain injury and repair, Brain blast injury
Photo of Dr. Dara L. Kraitchman, D.V.M., M.S., M.S.E.E., M.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Kraitchman, Dara L., D.V.M., M.S., M.S.E.E., M.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Professor of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
Cardiovascular Interventional Section Head
Research Interests: Non-invasive imaging for early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, Development of labeling techniques for cell tracking and drug/protein delivery, Interventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for minimally invasive treatment
Photo of Dr. Chulan Kwon, M.S., Ph.D.

Kwon, Chulan, M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Cardiovascular Regenerative Biology
Photo of Dr. Nicholas John Maragakis, MD

Maragakis, Nicholas John, MD

Professor of Neurology
Co-director, Michael S. and Karen G. Ansari ALS Center for Cell Therapy and Regeneration Research
Photo of Dr. Erika L. Matunis, Ph.D.

Matunis, Erika L., Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology
Research Interests: Molecular genetics of germ line stem cell function
Photo of Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD

Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Oncology
Director, Brain Tumor Surgery Program
Director, Pituitary Surgery Program
Director, Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory
Research Interests: Neuro-Oncology Surgical Outcomes Research: working to improve patient safety and maximize the efficacy of current treatment paradigms for patients with brain tumors, Stem cells in relation to the origin of brain tumors, and the potential role stem cells can play in fighting brain cancer and regaining neurological function
Photo of Dr. Linda M Smith-Resar, MD

Smith-Resar, Linda M, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Oncology
Research Interests: Basic research focus is hematologic malignancy and molecular mechanisms that lead to cancer., Clinical research interests include sickle cell anemia.
Photo of Dr. Zack Z. Wang, Ph.D.

Wang, Zack Z., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Director, Ross Flow Cytometry Core Facility
Research Interests: EphB4-ephrinB2 signaling in stem cell differentiation, Molecular regulation of vascular differentiation from human ES and iPS cells, Hematopoietic development of pluripotent stem cells


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