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Professor, Medicine (Hematology)
Professor, Cell Biology
Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Director, Einstein Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Stem cell researchBlood-forming stem cellsCell therapy
Dr. Bouhassira’s work focuses on prompting human embryonic stem cells to develop into hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells. This work could potentially help patients needing transfusions and save lives by expanding the production of customized cells that could be transplanted without risk of rejection. read more...
Professor, Medicine (Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases), Einstein
Professor, Pathology, Einstein
The Eleazar and Feige Reicher Chair in Translational Medicine, Einstein
Attending Physician, Medicine, Montefiore Health System
Stem cell researchCell therapyGene therapy
Dr. Gupta is a pioneer in the development of cell therapy – treating disease by introducing healthy cells into the body. He has discovered various mechanisms for coaxing transplanted cells to attach to host tissue and multiply, paving the way for treating health problems such as high cholesterol, hemophilia, liver failure, and hepatitis. read more...
Professor and Vice-Chair, Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore Health System
Professor, Genetics, Einstein
Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
Associate Director, Clinical Services, Albert Einstein Cancer Center
Cancer surgeryEndocrine surgeryGene therapy
Dr. Libutti is an expert in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery and a pioneer in tumor targeted gene therapy. His laboratory studies tumors – particularly those of the pancreas, thyroid and adrenal glands – that trigger the formation of new blood vessels that allow tumors to grow and spread. A holder of five U.S. patents, he is developing novel cancer therapies by studying the complex interactions that occur within the tumor microenvironment. read more...