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Thomas P Zwaka, MD, PhD Email Thomas Zwaka

    • Position
    • PROFESSOR | Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Zwaka’s research focuses on fundamental questions surrounding stem cell biology, including how to reverse the process of differentiation and “re-program” any given cell type into a pluripotent stem cell.  Zwaka Lab website:

Research Topic

Apoptosis/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Embryology, Epigenetics, Gene Regulation, Gene Therapy, Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, Transcription Factors, Transcriptional Activation and Repression

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cells [DRS]


MD PhD, University of Ulm

Postdoctoral, University of Wisconsin, Madison