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.  


Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Development

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
John Greally, M.B., B.C.H., Ph.D. 
Stem Cell Epigenomics icon
Wei Liu, Ph.D.
Modeling retinal development and disease using stem cells 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 Stem Cells

Keisuke Ito M.D. Ph.D.
Hematopoietic stem cells, Myelodysplastic syndrome and Sickle cell diseaseicon
Teresa Bowman, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of Tissue Regeneration in the Zebrasfish icon
Maria Maryanovich, Ph.D. 
Hematopoietic and Cancer Stem Cell Microenvironmenticon
Satish K. Nandakumar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. 
Genetics of hematopoietic stem cell clonal dynamicsicon
Arthur Skoultchi, Ph.D. 
Control of Cell Proliferation in Embryonic Stem Cells icon
Britta Will, Ph.D.  
Mechanisms of Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Aging and Leukemic Transformationicon

Cancer Stem Cells

Jinan Behnan, Ph.D. 
Mesenchymal stem cells and glioma stem cells in brain tumors icon
Julio A. Aguirre-Ghiso, Ph.D. 
Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells icon
Eugen Dhimolea, Ph.D. 
Treatment-persistent cancer stem cellsicon
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. 
Breast Cancer Stem Cells icon
Lindsay LaFave, Ph.D. 
Chromatin biology in normal and malignant lung stem cells icon
Aditi Shastri, M.D. 
Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells icon
Ulrich Steidl, M.D., Ph.D.  
Hematopoietic and cancer stem cells    icon
Kristy Stengel, Ph.D.
Transcription networks in leukemic stem cells.icon
Amit Verma, M.D.  
Stem Cells and Myelodysplastic Syndrome icon

Endodermal Stem Cells

Leonard H. Augenlicht, Ph.D.  
Intestinal Stem Cells in Mucosal Homeostasis and Disease icon
Winfried Edelmann, Ph.D.
Stem Cell Epigenomics icon
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

Neural Stem Cells

Dongsheng Cai
Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D. 
Neuroimmunology and neural stem cell biology in aging and metabolic syndrome 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
Richard Stanley, Ph.D. 
Signaling in Hematopoietic Progenitors icon
Frank F. Soldner, M.D. 
Sub-section NEURAL STEM CELLS 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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