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STEM CELLS AND HEMATOPOIESIS
Research is being conducted in areas of stem cell isolation, quantitation by in vivo assay, in vitro and in vivo growth and replication, gene insertion, and engraftment. Acquired knowledge can be applied clinically to enhance our ability to achieve successful hematopoietic stem cell therapy to cure both genetic and acquired diseases and to perform successful gene therapy using the hematopoietic stem cell as the target for gene transfection and for life-long expression of normal genes.


Roland Jurecic - Transcriptional regulation of blood cell development; Molecular mechanisms of stem cell self-renewal; Developmental biology and genetics of hematopoietic stem cells

Kelvin Lee - A day in the life of the professional antigen presenting cell, master of the immune response

Robert Levy - Hematopoietic stem cells in bone marrow transplantation
 
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