Production of Standardized and Quality-Controlled Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines by NYSCF staff for use in Parkinson's disease and other disorders. Johns Hopkins researchers will provide research samples, and the NYSCF stem cell derivation team will grow more cells for them, as well as reprogram, characterize and maintain quality control of the cells. The cell lines created will be banked in the NYSCF repository and eventually will serve as a resource for other researchers.
NYSCF Fellowship Award for a Johns Hopkins Investigator. The New York Stem Cell Foundation, which operates the largest program of post-doctoral fellowships in stem cell research in the United States, will support a fellow at Johns Hopkins whose work will enhance and strengthen the university's effort to bridge disciplines, technologies and facilitate cross-collaborations among Johns Hopkins investigators and the greater stem-cell research community.
In addition, Dr. Valina Dawson, Johns Hopkins Professor and Vice-Chair in the Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience, Physiology and Cell and Molecular Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Dr. Chi Van Dang serve on NYSCF's Medical Advisory Board.
Also Dr. Hongjun Song, Associate Professor of Neurology/Institute for Cell Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University, will present at NYSCF's Fifth Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference in October.
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