Founder and Director
James Sherley, graduated from Harvard College (1980) and completed joint M.D./Ph.D. Degrees at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1988). After post-doctoral studies at Princeton University, beginning in 1991 he started the cancer cell molecular biology research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. In 1998, he began adult stem cell research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and in 2007 continued at Boston Biomedical Research Institute. In 2013, he founded the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC, (ASCTC), which he currently directs. ASCTC is developing technologies for mass-producing human tissue stem cells for applications in drug development and transplantation medicine. Honors & Awards 2006 NIH Director's Pioneer Award 2003 Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar Award in Aging Research 1993 Pew Scholar Award in the Biomedical Sciences
Adult stem cells, adult stem cell expansion, adult stem cell-specific biomarkers, adult stem cell quantification, induced pluripotent stem cell production efficiency, cancer, aging, drug development, immortal DNA strands, non-random segregation, H2A.Z, epigenomics, epigenetics.