Andrew George Elefanty
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, VIC, Australia
Andrew Elefanty MB BS FRACP PhD. Goup leader, Blood Cell Differentiation and Disease laboratory, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne.
Andrew Elefanty trained as a physician and completed a PhD in leukaemogenesis at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. He studied globin gene regulation at the National Institute for Medical Research in London before returning to the Hall Institute to pursue interests in developmental haematopoiesis and mouse embryonic stem cell differentiation. He moved to Monash University to initiate studies with human embryonic stem cells. His laboratory relocated to the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute to continue work focused on pluripotent stem cell differentiation to haematopoietic lineages. His laboratory aims to model blood diseases and generate cells for transplantation.
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