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Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine

Diego Fraidenraich, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Director, human iPS cell Core
Member, Stem Cell Program, Human Genetics Institute of NJ

Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine
MSB G667

Medical Science Building (MSB)
185 South Orange Avenue Room G667
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: (973) 972-5525



Disease rescue by pluripotent stem cells.
nNOS and connexin-43 roles in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy-cardiomyopathy
Epimorphic effects of pluripotent stem cells



Ph.D., 1994, INGEBI, University of Buenos Aires


Curriculum Vitae

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Relevant Publications: PubMed publications


Current Research

Stem cell disease correction in mice

One main focus of my lab is to design paradigms for embryonic stem (ES) and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell based repair of cardiac and skeletal muscle defects using mouse models of human disease (thin myocardial syndrome, cardiomyopathy, muscular dystrophy). Another focus is to study paracrine non-myocardial factors in Id KO embryos/mice, a model of congenital heart disease and adult fibrotic cardiomyopathy. The ultimate goal is to identify cardiotrophic and myotrophic factors with rescue potential.

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