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 Modeling of Eye Development Disease 
Meelad M Dawlaty, Ph.D.
Epigenetics of Stem Cellsicon
Winfried Edelmann, Ph.D.
Stem Cell Epigenomics icon
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. 
Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells icon
Signaling Pathways in Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Leukemic Stem Cells icon
Wenjun Guo Ph.D. 
Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells icon
Keisuke Ito M.D. Ph.D.  
Hematopoietic and Cancer Stem Cells icon
Matthew Scharff, M.D. 
Hematopoietic and Cancer Stem Cellsicon
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.  
Hematopoietic and cancer 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
Britta Will, Ph.D.  
Mechanisms of Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Aging and Leukemic Transformation icon


Tiago Goncalves, Ph.D. 
Adult neurogenesis Neuronal development Learning and Memory Aging icon
Jean Hebert Ph.D.  
Replacement of Projection Neurons in the Neocortex icon
Herbert Lachman M.D.  
Neuroscience 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

Liver regeneration

Chandan Guha MBBS, Ph.D 
Stem Cell Therapies for Radiation Injury icon
Sanjeev Gupta, M.D. 
Liver regenerationicon
Jayanta Roy-Chowdhury, M.B.B.S. 
Liver Disease Modeling and Cell Therapy icon
David Shafritz, M.D. 
Liver Stem Cells icon

Cardio-vascular progenitors

Richard Kitsis, M.D.
Cardio-vascular Progenitors   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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