Stem Cell : Programming and Reprogramming

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Fred H. Gage

Fred H. GageFred H. Gage, Ph.D. is the head of the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, which he joined in 1995, and Vi and John Adler Chair for Research on Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurosciences, UCSD, La Jolla. He received his Ph.D. in 1976 from The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Gage’s work concentrates on the adult central nervous system and unexpected plasticity and adaptability to environmental stimulation that remains throughout the life of all mammals. In addition, his studies focus on the cellular, molecular, as well as environmental influences that regulate neurogenesis in the adult.

Fred has won numerous prizes and awards for his work including the IPSEN Prize for Neuroplasticity, the Charles A. Dana Award, Metropolitan Life Research Award and the Keio Medical Science Prize. He serves on many health related boards, and was President of the Society for Neuroscience and is President-Elect of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization, and a member of the American Philosophical Society.

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Supporting publications

Cell
Cell : Stem Cell
Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
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