Richard Schaefer

Richard Schaefer

Richard Schaefer
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard University, Cambridge, USA


Dr. Richard Schaefer, MD is the head of the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Laboratory, Institute of Clinical and Experimental Transfusion Medicine, University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany. Research Fellow at the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. Specialist for Internal Medicine and Transfusion Medicine. After studying Medicine in Giessen, Germany and Mannheim/Heidelberg, Germany he has received his MD in 1997. He is serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals and reviewer of 12 journals. He is author of more than 20 articles published in international journals and co-editor of the “Handbook of Stem Cell Based Tissue Repair” Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, U.K.

Research Interest

Stem Cell Biology – Characterization, Differentiation, Immunomodulation
Mesenchymal (Stem/Stromal) Cells
Regenerative Medicine
Labeling and Imaging of Stem Cells
GMP production of cellular therapies.