Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D.

Oregon National Primate Research Center, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, OHSU School of Medicine Biomedical Engineering, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics professor; and OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy director

Oregon National Primate Research Center, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute, OHSU School of Medicine Biomedical Engineering, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics professor; and OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy director

Area(s) of expertise:
  • Mitochondrial genetics
  • Gamete and embryo biology
  • Germline gene therapy

 

In 2013, Dr. Mitalipov and colleagues developed a new process to create human embryonic stem cells from a patient’s skin cells, a discovery that could lead to treatments for a vast range of conditions caused by diseased or injured cells. The discovery was named a Top 10 scientific breakthrough for the year by

Nature, Science, Time, Discover and National Geographic. Mitalipov is also renowned for developing a technique to break the cycle of diseases passed from mother to baby through mutations in mitochondrial DNA.

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