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Sarah Heilshorn, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2016
For outstanding work in the development of novel biomaterials for use in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine therapies

Stanford creates gel for neural stem cell regeneration: 6 things to know

Via Becker's Healthcare | November 6, 2017

Sarah Heilshorn, PhD, a Stanford (Calif.) University associate professor of materials science and engineering, authored a paper in Nature Materials about growing and preserving neural stem cells, according to Stanford News.

Here are six things to know:

1. The task of growing neural stem cells so they can mature in various cell types proves challenging. Dr. Heilshorn notes the process requires an expansive amount of space, energy and nutrients.

2. Further, Dr. Heilshorn writes that after cells have divided in a lab dish, it is difficult to maintain the stem cells so they mature into other cell types… Continue reading.

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Sarah Heilshorn, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Via AIMBE | December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Sarah Heilshorn, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Lee Otterson Faculty Scholar, Materials Science, Stanford University, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Heilshorn was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding work in the development of novel biomaterials for use in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine therapies.

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