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Robert LanzaRobert Lanza
VP Research & Scientific Development, Advanced Cell Technology, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Adjunct Professor, Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.

five star ratingLanza’s Essentials in Stem Cell Biology has received an outstanding 5 Stars from Doody’s Enterprises in 2006.

Dr. Lanza, one of the world's leading authorities on embryonic stem cells, has over 25 years of research and industrial experience in the area of stem cells and regenerative medicine. From 1990 to 1998, he was Director of Transplantation Biology at BioHybrid Technologies, Inc., and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has contributed to several hundred scientific publications and patents, and has authored/edited 18 books. He is a former Fulbright Scholar, and studied as a student in the laboratory of Richard Hynes (MIT), Jonas Salk (The Salk Institute), and Nobel laureates Gerald Edelman (Rockefeller University) and Rodney Porter (Oxford University). He also worked closely (and coauthored a series of papers) with the late Harvard psychologist B.F. Skinner and heart transplant pioneer Christiaan Barnard. Among awards, Dr. Lanza has received the 2006 All Star Award for Biotechnology from Mass High Tech, and the 2005 WIRED Rave Award.

Author of:
Essentials of Stem Cell Biology
Handbook of Stem Cells, 2-vol set
Methods of Tissue Engineering
Principles of Cloning
Principles of Regenerative Medicine (Coming in October 2007!)
Principles of Tissue Engineering, 3rd Edition 
Embryonic Stem Cells
Adult Stem Cells
Stem Cell Tools and Other Experimental Protocols


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