Shi-Jiang Lu, PhD, MPH
Senior Director for Research, Advanced Cell Technology
Shi-Jiang Lu is currently a Senior Director of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine International, a joint venture between Advanced Cell Technology and CHA Biotech of Korea; Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Bioscience, Cha University, Seoul, Korea, and Scientific Advisor, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., Marlborough, MA. He was Senior Director, Director and Senior Scientist, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., Marlborough, MA, and Director and Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Research Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. He received a PhD in Molecular Biology and Cancer from Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (1992). He completed his MPH from School of Public Health, Columbia University in New York (1988) and MSc from Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China (1985). He received a BS in Biochemistry from Wuhan University, Hubei, China (1982). He has more than 50 publications and Book Chapters.
Stem Cells: embryonic stem cells (ES), induced pluripotnet stem cells (iPS), and hematopoietic stem cells (HSC), cancer stem cells, ES and iPS cell lineage specific diffeentiation. Hematopoietic Cells: bone marrow transplantation, red blood cells, megakaryocytes and platelets.Stem Cell therapy: ischemic vessel lesions and stem cell treatment, diabetic retinopathy and stem cell treatment, cardiomyocyte infarction and stem cell treatment.