Laura E Niklason PhD, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Biomedical Engineering; Division Chief; Vice Chair, Research

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

LCME Faculty Subcommittee

School of Engineering and Applied ScienceStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Niche and HomingVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramAnesthesiology: NIH T32 Program; Translational Research; Niklason lab

Research Interests

Anesthesiology; Biomedical Engineering; Biophysics; Physics more...


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1988
  • M.D., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Raredon MS, Niklason LE. A call to craft. Science translational medicine. 2014;6(218):218fs1. PubMed PMID: 24401937.
  • Mendez JJ, Ghaedi M, Sivarapatna A, Dimitrievska S, Shao Z, Osuji CO, Steinbacher DM, Leffell DJ, Niklason LE. Mesenchymal stromal cells form vascular tubes when placed in fibrin sealant and accelerate wound healing in vivo. Biomaterials. 2014. PubMed PMID: 25433608.
  • Ghaedi M, Calle EA, Mendez JJ, Gard AL, Balestrini J, Booth A, Bove PF, Gui L, White ES, Niklason LE. Human iPS cell-derived alveolar epithelium repopulates lung extracellular matrix. The Journal of clinical investigation. 2013;123(11):4950-62. PubMed PMID: 24135142; PMCID: PMC3809786.



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