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Elena Ezhkova, PhD Email Elena Ezhkova

    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology
    • PROFESSOR | Dermatology
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Elena Ezhkova is a Professor of Cell, Developmental and Regenerative Biology and Dermatology. She is Director of Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center (SBDRC) at Mount Sinai. She is a member of Black Family Stem Cell Institute and Tisch Cancer Center.


The long-term interest of Ezhkova lab is to elucidate molecular mechanisms that control epithelial stem cells during development and adulthood and to uncover how these processes are altered in human diseases, such as cancer.


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Research Topics

Cancer, Cellular Differentiation, Developmental Biology, Epigenetics, Epithelial Cells, Stem Cells

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cells [DRS]


PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Postdoc, Rockefeller University



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