Medical Dental Building on Georgetown University campus Welcome to the Center for Cell Reprogramming

The Center for Cell Reprogramming pursues and promotes research on stem-like cells, with an emphasis on conditionally reprogrammed cells, adult stem cells and their relevant biological/medical applications. We serve as a nidus for faculty recruitment, for internal and external research collaborations, and for facilitating funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, pharmaceutical companies and foundations. 

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  • Doctor's Speak Out
    Schlegel Shares Updates on Preventing and Treating Cervical Cancer

    Dr. Richard Schlegel was recently invited to Georgetown's Doctor's Speak Out Series to discuss his work on the prevention and treatment for cervical cancer which have extended for over 30 years.

  • A Bed of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In the Lab
    A Bed of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In the Lab

    Dr. Richard Schlegel speaks with Richard Harris, NPR, to talk about using his groundbreaking techniques in cell reprogramming to test artemisinin-a drug commonly used to treat malaria-to kill cervical cancer cells.

  • Medical Center Researchers Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
    Medical Center Researchers Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

    Dr. Richard Schlegel has been named one of the 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his groundbreaking discovery of the HPV vaccine. Read how the technology he co-developed has helped drop HPV infections by 56 percent in the US, according to the American Cancer Society.

  • Schlegel
    Researchers Test Cancer Treatments on Patients’ Own Cells

    Dr. Richard Schlegel is quoted in The Boston Globe's news story which highlights research recently published by Dr. Jeff Engelman, Director of Thoracic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Engelman co-led a group of physicians and researchers towards new steps in personalized cancer treament using technology invented by Dr. Schlegel.

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