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Theme lead: Professor Ludovic Vallier

Ludovic Vallier is Professor of Regenerative Medicine affiliated to the Department of Surgery Cambridge University, Senior Group Leader jointly based at the MRC and Wellcome Trust Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute, and director of the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells core facility. His group employs human pluripotent stem cells and organoid as in vitro models to uncover molecular mechanisms controlling early cell fate decisions in human development. These studies have uncovered key factors controlling differentiation of pluripotent cells into endoderm progenitors from which the pancreas, lung, gut and liver originate. His group exploits the resulting cells to study inherited metabolic diseases and to develop regenerative medicine applications. Thus, his overall objective is not only to acquire the knowledge necessary to control differentiation of stem cells into specific endodermal cells but also to generate cell types for clinical studies of metabolic disorders and for cell based therapy.

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Theme lead contact details Email: lv225@cam.ac.uk


Name Job title Email address
Dr Menna Clatworthy Honorary Consultant mrc38@cam.ac.uk
Prof Chris Watson Honorary Consultant cjew2@cam.ac.uk
Prof Mike Nicholson Honorary Consultant mln31@cam.ac.uk
Mr Gavin Pettigrew Honorary Consultant gjp25@cam.ac.uk
Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy Honorary Consultant ks10014@cam.ac.uk
Dr Sarah Hosgood Senior Research Associate sh744@cam.ac.uk
Mr Vas Kosmoliaptsis Clinical Lecturer vk256@cam.ac.uk
Prof John Trowsdale jt233@cam.ac.uk
Professor Sir John Bradley Honorary Consultant john.bradley@addenbrookes.nhs.uk
Prof Andrew McCaskie Honorary Consultant and Head of Department of Surgery awm41@cam.ac.uk
Dr Matthias Zilbauer Honorary Consultant mz304@medschl.cam.ac.uk