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Stem cell pioneer is honored by international society

Medicine@Yale, 2014 - Mar Apr


Valentina Greco, Ph.D., assistant professor of genetics and dermatology, is the 2014 winner of the International Society for Stem Cell Research’s Outstanding Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes Greco’s research into the interactions between stem cells and their niches, including the first direct, real-time visualization of stem cell divisions noninvasively in living mammals. Greco is a past recipient of the Dermatology Foundation’s Research Career Development Award and the American Skin Association’s Research Scholar Award. She came to Yale in 2009.