Scholarship: Fully funded
Nationality: International Students
Application deadlines: Open
Dr. Ya-Wen Chen Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor and the Isidore Friesner Scholar in the Department of Otolaryngology and the Department of Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also the Co-Director for the Center for Epithelial Biology and Regeneration and a member of the Black Family Stem Cell Institute and the Institute for Airway Sciences at Mount Sinai. Her lab pioneered the work in lung organoid development and directed differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells to respiratory epithelial cells. Their research focuses on applying human pluripotent stem cell-derived lung organoids as a model to study the mechanisms of lung injury repair, stem cell-based therapy, disease modeling, and regenerative medicine.
- Lung projects
- Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, the contact for three references and a brief statement outlining key areas of expertise and reasons why you would like to join the lab to Dr. Chen.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Ya-Wen Chen, Ph.D. ([email protected]).