- Cell and Tissue Engineering
- Development, Degeneration, and Aging
- Epigenetics and Reprogramming
- Pluripotent and Adult Tissue Stem Cells
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
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The Alexander-Brett Lab integrates mucosal immunology, epithelial stem cell biology and protein biochemistry to investigate the role of stromal-immune intercellular crosstalk via extracellular vesicles in driving chronic lung disease pathogenesis.
The Lilyan & E. Lisle Hughes Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
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The Bayly lab studies dynamic, mechanical phenomena in biomedical systems, including cortical folding and tissue mechanics in traumatic brain injury.
Associate Professor, Radiology
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Research in the Berezin lab is focused on peripheral nerve imaging and understanding the mechanism of chronic pain and peripheral nerve degeneration in cancer patients. They also work to design image guided grafts for nerve restoration.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
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Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
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The Brett Lab investigates the molecular mechanisms of chronic inflammatory lung disease and Alzheimer’s disease. We use structural, biophysical, model human tissues and complex cell co-culture models to investigate muco-obstructive diseases like cystic fibrosis and COPD. We also use structural, biophysical, and relevant human cellular models to investigate how microglial receptor-ligand interactions contribute to microglia function and neurodegeneration.
Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Medicine
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The Cade lab investigates how nutritional factors influence cell behavior, and how iPSCs can be used to model human muscle diseases.
Associate Professor, Neurology
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The Carter lab studies the mechanisms of neuroplasticity at the brain, spinal cord and peripheral levels.
Dr. Bernard and Janet R. Becker Distinguished Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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The Chen Lab studies the molecular mechanisms controlling photoreceptor gene expression during photoreceptor development and maintenance in the mammalian retina, and how genetic mutations cause gene mis-regulation and defects in the function and survival of the photoreceptor neurons. They particularly focus on photoreceptor-specific transcription factors, such as CRX. Their ultimate goal is to develop therapeutic strategies for treatment.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
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Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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Using a suite of both moderate to high-throughput techniques in both mouse and zebrafish, the Clark Lab aims to identify the evolutionarily conserved and divergent pathways that regulate the temporally controlled specification of retinal cell fates.
Associate Professor and Director, Genome Engineering & Stem Cell Center
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Dr. Cui directs the Genome Engineering & Stem Cell Center at Washington University. The GESC’s mission is to empower its users with access to the most up-to-date technologies in the fields of gene editing and stem cells and enable the creation of research models best fit for the unique need of each lab.
John E. and Adaline Simon Professor of Medicine and Division Chief of Gastroenterology
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The Davidson Lab studies the role of gatekeeper genes that regulate intestinal and hepatic lipoprotein assembly and secretion, including apoB and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (Mttp).
Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and Medicine, School of Medicine
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The Dietmann Lab specializes in the development of integrative multi-omics and machine learning approaches to the complex data sets generated by single-cell sequencing technologies in developmental biology and medicine. Her research has focused on the epigenetic landscape of embryonic stem cells and in vitro systems of human development. Of particular recent interest are studies of human organoids for applications in medicine and comparing developmental trajectories with other species and cell-cell communication.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
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The Greenberg lab studies familial cardiomyopathies, the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people, using an array of techniques, including stem cell technologies, tissue engineering, and genome editing.
Co-Director, Center of Regenerative Medicine; Mildred B. Simon Professor of Orthopedic Surgery; Director of Research, Shriner’s Hospitals – St. Louis
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The Guilak Lab is pursuing a multidisciplinary approach to investigate the etiology and pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, as a basis for the development of new pharmacologic and stem cell therapies.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
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Professor Huebsch’s research focus is in basic and translational stem cell mechanobiology, with specific focus on hydrogels to control cell-mediated tissue repair, and 3-D models heart-on-a-chip models derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
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The Humphreys Lab develops new and innovative treatments to help patients with kidney disease. They are using human stem cells to generate kidney organoids in a dish, with a goal of one day transplanting them into patients with kidney failure. They also study the kidney’s ability to regenerate itself so that they can harness this ability for therapeutic uses.
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
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Research in the Jin lab is devoted to identifying the genes and elucidating the molecular, cellular, and developmental mechanisms that drive the development of specific neurodevelopmental disorders, including congenital hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, and Moyamoya disease.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
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The research interests of the Kang lab are understanding the mechanisms underlying cell fate decision and lineage specification in hematopoietic stem cells and multipotent progenitors to modulate lineage output in disease and aging contexts.
Professor and Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine
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The Kendall Lab works on B Lymphocyte tolerance in autoimmune diseases, including Rheumatoid arthritis, Type 1 diabetes, and Systemic sclerosis. They also study allergic diseases, including food allergy.
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The Kim Lab studies the cell-intrinsic molecular mechanisms governing brain cancer stem cell function, normal nervous system development, and the development of clinical surgical protocols to deliver cell-based and drug therapies for a variety of nervous system disorders.
Andrew B & Gretchen P Jones Professor. Chairman, Department of Neurology
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The Lee Lab is engaged in translational research to investigate cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in acute and chronic brain injury, with a focus on ischemic stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. An additional focus of the lab is neuroplasticity and brain repair after stroke. A major motivation of the lab is to identify strategies and targets for mitigating brain injury and enhancing brain repair after injury.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Genetics
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The Li lab is broadly interested in neuroimmunology with a focus on microglial biology. They combine cutting-edge single-cell genomic technologies with in vitro and in vivo genetic, molecular, and cellular tools to address these fundamental questions, which also have tremendous translational potential. The overarching goal is to gain a better understanding of microglial functions in the establishment of the nervous system, as well as how changes in these functions contribute to aging and neurological diseases.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
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The Li lab is developing biomaterials platforms for regenerative medicine, with specific interest in applications of biomaterials for angiogenesis and vascularization, stem cell engineering, and central nervous system and soft tissue regeneration.
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
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Associate Professor of Genetics and of Developmental Biology
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The Morris lab studies the gene regulatory networks that define cell fate. This information is applied to engineer cell identity, and to better understand cell fate decisions in development and disease.
Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology and of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
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The Nerbonne lab studies the molecular mechanisms controlling the properties, the cell surface expression, and the function of voltage (K+) gated channels in the cardiovascular and nervous systems.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
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If humans lose their reproductive cells (i.e eggs and sperm) they become infertile, in contrast, some animals regenerate their reproductive cells and reproductive organs. The Ozpolat lab’s goal is to uncover the mechanisms of reproductive cell and tissue regeneration by identifying the cell types and genes involved in this process, which will inform regenerative medicine approaches.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
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The Pan Lab is studying the basic conception, development, and clinical application of novel nanostructures that serve as safe and effective delivery vehicles for therapeutic nucleotides to mitigate diseases including arthritis and cancer treatment induced vital organ injury.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
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The Pathak lab uses a multidisciplinary approach combining methods and concepts from biomaterials, microfluidics, molecular and cell biology, microscopy, applied mechanics, and computational modeling to investigate the ability of living cells to move through complex tissue environments.
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
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The Patra lab is interested in identifying and analyzing regulatory pathways that impact skeletal development. In particular, the lab is exploring roles for the proprotein convertase Site-1 protease (S1P) in cartilage, bone, and spine development.
Guy and Ella Mae Magness Professor of Medicine and Chief of Division of Rheumatology
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The Pham lab focuses on understanding the contribution of innate immunity to inflammatory and rheumatic diseases. They also develop nanomedicine and regenerative medicine approaches for the treatment of arthritis.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Rai is interested in understanding the early molecular mechanisms that orchestrate changes in knee joint after injury and lead to the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
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Dr. Rauchman’s research focuses on understanding the molecular and genetic basis of mammalian kidney development, how disruption of specific pathways leads to abnormal development of this organ, the consequences of injury to adult kidney and the relationship between genetic mutations in humans and the development of future cardiovascular and renal disorders in humans.
Assistant Professor; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research; Department of Medicine
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The major focus of the Remedi laboratory is to study in vivo physiology in various mouse models of diabetes to unravel the underlying mechanisms of pancreatic β-cell failure and their consequences in both pancreatic and extra-pancreatic tissues.
Executive Director, Center of Regenerative Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
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The Scheller laboratory synthesizes concepts from cell biology, physiology, and bioengineering to study the relationships between the nervous system and the skeleton. They have a directed interest in understanding how neural signals contribute to skeletal homeostasis, and how perturbations to this system contribute to bone loss, impaired healing, and altered regeneration. They also seek to understand how skeletal cells and proteins coordinate and regulate nerve regeneration in and on the bone.
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
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The Sheets lab uses zebrafish as a model system to understand how senory hair cells of the auditory system develop, degenerate, and regenerate. A main focus of the lab is to identify biological pathways that promote nerve regeneration and hair-cell reinnervation with the goal of providing information toward clinical regenerative therapies.
Instructor, Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Shen’s group studies biological and mechanical factors that regulate tendon development, injury, and repair, as a basis to develop new therapeutic approaches to improve tendon healing.
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
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The Shen laboratory recently works on epigenetics of degenerative and regenerative processes in the muscuoskeletal system, e.g. osteoarthritis and bony fracture. They employ unbiased approaches to study the genomic and epigenomic alterations in skeletal diseases.
Julia and Walter R. Peterson Orthopaedic Research Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
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The Silva lab studies the mechanical and molecular factors that regulate loading-induced bone formation and bone injury response and repair.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
The Snyder-Warwick Lab investigates cellular signaling at the neuromuscular junction and the roles of terminal Schwann cells during development, disease, neural regeneration and muscular reinnervation, and aging. The goals of our work are to identify the mechanisms of terminal Schwann cell function that may be manipulated into novel translational applications for clinical management of patients with nerve pathology.
Co-Director, Center of Regenerative Medicine; Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and Head of Developmental Biology
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The Solnica-Krezel lab studies the cellular and molecular genetic mechanisms underlying vertebrate gastrulation in zebrafish and human embryonic stem cells.
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
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Dr. Stone studies the role of Fibroblast Growth Factors in Severe Insulin Resistance Syndromes. His research uses both murine and stem cell based models to better understand these rare and debilitating conditions, with the ultimate goal of providing new therapies for these patients.
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology
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The Stratman Lab is interesting in the mechanosensitive mechanisms that regulate tissue development and patterning, particularly of the cardiovascular system. Utilizing zebrafish as a model, their goals focus on understanding developmental pathways that are reactivated during disease.
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
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The Tang lab integrates engineering and biology approaches to investigate mechanisms of degeneration relating to bone fragility and intervertebral disc degeneration, with an emphasis in the role of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) and RAGE signaling on the cells and tissues of the skeletal system.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
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The Tavoni lab develops theories and models to understand how information is represented and processed in neuronal networks. Areas of focus in the lab include information-theoretic analyses of different forms of plasticity, including adult neurogenesis, and their role in efficient coding.