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Sep 2018 ACTIVE
The CTGF as a Therapeutic Target in Alcohol Liver Fibrosis
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAAA
Jul 2012 – May 2016
Mechanisms of Oval Cell Activation and Differentiation
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Published November 2001
Targeting Pluripotent Stem Cells to Tissues#US-2002-0094327-A1
Published August 2003
Neurogenesis from Hepatic Stem Cells#US-2004-0063202-A1
Issued January 2007
Bone Marrow Cell Differentiation#7,169,608
Published October 2007
Astrocytic Lineage Generation from Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells#US-2008-0138319-A1
Issued August 2015
Delaying the Progression of Diabetes#9,109,042