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Jason Tchieu, PhD

Assistant Professor-Affiliate

Pediatrics | College of Medicine

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Dr. Tchieu explores the therapeutic potential of human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs). He has a desire to learn how to differentiate these cells into meaningful and specific cell types to study how disease progresses and joined the lab of Dr. Lorenz Studer. He had two separate projects using hPSCs to develop platforms to study early neurodevelopment. The first project was to develop strategies to efficiently and robustly generate the entire ectodermal lineage from hPSCs. They found that tiny changes growt...