Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

at the University of Washington

Core Faculty

Karol Bomsztyk MD

University of Washington
Medicine/Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Professor

Email: karolb@uw.edu

Office: 206.616.8591

Understanding the processes that signal gene expression is critically important for using stem cells in the treatment of disease. These intracellular processes include many factors that are organized into signaling cascades that regulate genes in the chromatin environment, or the epigenome. To better define these mechanisms our laboratory has been developing advanced epigenetic technologies and computational tools. Our and other member laboratories of the UW Medicine Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine are already using these methods to better understand and treat cancer, diabetes, kidney, heart and other diseases where stem cell biology holds great promises.

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