Disease Programs

Through disease-specific programs, HSCI channels its world-class resources--both intellectual and technological--toward some of the most prevalent, devastating diseases for which stem cell research can hold promise.

Title Program Leader(s) Disease Area(s)
Blood Program Daniel G. Tenen, MD Leukemia, Lymphoma
Cancer Program

Benjamin Ebert, MD and Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD


Cardiovascular Program Richard Lee, MD Aging, Heart Disease
Diabetes Program Chad Cowan, PhD Type I Diabetes, Type II Diabetes
Kidney Program Iain Drummond, PhD Kidney Disease, Fibrosis
Nervous System Diseases Program Paola Arlotta, PhD, and Clifford J. Woolf, MD, PhD ALS, Alzheimer's Disease, Eye Diseases, Hearing Loss, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease
Skin Program Markus Frank, MD and George F. Murphy, MD Regeneration, Rejuvenation, Melanoma and non-Melanoma skin cancers