Mathematics and Science Center
Library Drive, Room 146
Rochester, MI 48309-4479

Research Projects

Research Projects

  1. Collection and characterization of umbilical cord blood stem cells for potential therapeutic uses
  2. Intervertebral disc regeneration using cord blood derived stem cells
  3. Role of mononuclear cells in repair and regeneration
  4. Self-assembling scaffolds for embryonic stem cell (ESC) culture, storage and shipping
  5. Stem cell therapy for treatment of macular degeneration
  6. Effect of estrogen and progesterone on embryonic cell development and differentiation
  7. Potential and feasibility of stem cell therapy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease
  8. Neural differentiation of stem cells into oligodendrocytes for treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS)
  9. Effect of heavy metals on the developmental and differentiation processes 
  10. Dopaminergic differentiation of cord blood derived stem cells
  11. Differentiation of ESCs into islet cells; potential cell therapy for the treatment of diabetes mellitus
  12. Bone and cartilage tissue bioengineering for TMJ reconstruction
  13. Stem cells for wound healing
  14. Pharmacological and toxicological studies using ESCs as a model for early development and differentiation
  15. Human chip for pharmacological and drug development studies
  16. Peripheral and cord blood derived HSC propagation for cell therapy
  17. Neural mapping of brain and nerve regeneration using ESCs derivatives
  18. iPSCs for reverse engineering disease pathways

Rasul Chaudhry, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology,

Co-Director, OU-WB Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine   

(248) 370-3350                   Fax: (248) 370-3586