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Justin Ichida is a PIBBS mentor and assistant professor at the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Focus on the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases Using Cellular Reprogramming and Stem Cell Technology
The Ichida lab directs its focus on the use of cellular reprogramming and stem cells to study neurodegenerative diseases, specifically ALS (also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease) as well as Dementia. They further seek to understand the contribution of genetic and environmental factors in these types of diseases. [Read more…]