Xi He

Brains or skin?

March 13, 2015


In the top image the frog embryo is developing normally. In the bottom image the frog embryo is lacking a head and brain as a result of the suppression of the Notum protein.

Researchers identify a vital protein that can determine head and brain development

By Hannah L. Robbins, HSCI...

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Two HSCI scientists awarded Massachusetts Life Sciences Center grants to research novel therapeutics

July 15, 2013

HSCI Co-Director David Scadden, MD, and Affiliated Faculty member Xi He, PhD, have each won two-year, half-million dollar competitive grants – and industry sponsorship, from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), which oversees the state’s $1 billion Life Sciences Initiative.

The two HSCI scientists were two of the four finalist groups in the third round of MLSC’s Cooperative...

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