UCSF

Tagged: Stem Cells

Guo applies curiosity and collaboration to research

“There are lots of important problems. Only attack those for which you can divine simple experiments with clear answers.”
—Julius Axelrod

Todd McDevitt, PhD

Professor

Ding applies stem cell method to recreate cells lost in spinal cord injuries

Sheng Ding, PhD, is a stem cell scientist who uses novel small molecules to control and reprogram stem cell activities in various tissue types. Applying his groundbreaking techniques, he has previously succeeded in transforming skin cells into functional brain, heart, liver, and insulin-producing...

Sheng Ding, PhD

Professor

My research focuses on discovering and characterizing novel small molecules that can control stem cell maintenance, activation, differentiation, and reprogramming in various tissue types.

Su Guo, PhD

Professor

I am interested in how genes regulate brain development and behavior and ultimately impact neuropsychiatric disorders.