Adipose Stem Cell Biology Laboratory

Our ASC biology laboratory focuses on understanding the behavior of ASCs.  Particularly, we are interested in the immunomodulatory properties of ASCs, expansion of ASCs using bioreactor technologies, and the potential of ASCs to be used in gene therapy.



Please see these recent publications:

Satish, L.; Burger, M.K; Gallo, P.H.; Des Etages, S; Liu, F.; Philips, B.J; Ravuri S.K.; Marra, K.G.; LaFramboise, W.A.; Kathju, S.; Rubin, J.P. “Expression Analysis of Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells During In Vitro Differentiation to an Adipocyte Lineage,” BMC Medical Genomics, 2015, In Press. PMCID:PMC4513754


Schweizer, R.; Tsuji, W.; Gorantla, V.S.; Marra, K.G.; Rubin, J.P.; Plock, J.A.* “The role of adipose-derived stem cells in breast cancer progression and metastasis,” Stem Cells Int. 2015, In Press


Minteer, D.M.; Young, M.; Lin, Y.C.; Over, P.J.; Rubin, J.P.; Gerlach, J.C.; Marra, K.G.* “Analysis of type II diabetes mellitus adipose-derived stem cells for tissue engineering applications,” Journal of Tissue Eng., 2015, 6:1-12. PMCID:PMC4456321



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