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 Obstetrics and Gynecology    
Professor Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor
Location: Stem Cell Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa.
Tel: 972-4-854-2536
Fax: 972-4-854-2503
 Main Research Area
Professor Itskovitz-Eldor’s research group explores various aspects of culture and differentiation of human embryonic stem cells. Special emphasis is given to optimization of culture methods and platform technologies, scale-up techniques and induced differentiation of the cells into endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, cardiomyocytes and insulin-secreting cells. The research performed also contributes to our understating of human developmental biology and aims at making significant steps towards human embryonic stem cell-based therapy.
 Research projects
1.  - Derivation and culture of human embryonic stem cells
2.  - Scale up of differentiated and undifferentiated human embryonic stem cells
3.  - Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into endothelial cells and cardiomyocytes."
 Journal articles
   Click here for a list of available publications in PubMed.