Jamie Thomson Shares America's Most Distinguished Prize in Medicine

Mar 16, 2011

One of our MCDB faculty members is one of three scientists who have been named the recipients of the 11th annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. The pioneering work of these three scientists in isolating human stem cells holds great promise for the future of medicine. Prize recipient James A. Thomson holds appointments as a professor in UCSB's Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; co-director of UCSB's Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering –– which is part of UCSB's Neuroscience Research Institute; a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health; and director of regenerative biology at the Morgridge Institute for Research in Madison, Wis.

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