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Dr. Helen M. Blau

Director of Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology

Stanford University

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Stanford University

857 Serra Street, Suite 210

Stanford, California 94305

United States

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Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to b ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Associate Editor

The FASEB Journal

Affiliations

Elected Member
Institute of Medicine

Member
American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Scientific Advisory Board Member
Foundation Building Strength Inc

Board Member
International Society of Differentiation Inc

Co-Founder
Didimi Inc

Scientific Advisory Board
The Ellison Medical Foundation

Board of Trustees Member
Gordon Research Conferences incorporated

Scientific Advisory Board
The Lawrence Ellison Foundation

Member
American Heart Association Inc

Member of Several Boards
Scientific Advisory Board

Postdoctoral Fellow In the Departments of Biochemistry and Biophysics and the Division of Medical Genetics
University of California , San Francisco

Education

Stanford University

biology

University of York

molecular biology

Harvard

M.A.

Harvard

M.A.

biology

Harvard University

Ph.D.

Ph.D.

Harvard

Ph.D.

Stanford

Ph.D.

Stanford University

Ph.D.

Stanford University School of Medicine

Ph.D.

biology

Harvard University

Ph.D.

molecular biology

Harvard Corporation

PhD

Regenerative Medicine Institute

bachelor's degree

University of York

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Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells - AgeMarker.com

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"Now we have found a way to lengthen human telomeres by as much as 1,000 nucleotides, turning back the internal clock in these cells by the equivalent of many years of human life," said Helen Blau, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford and director of the university's Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology.

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"This new approach paves the way toward preventing or treating diseases of aging," said Blau. "There are also highly debilitating genetic diseases associated with telomere shortening that could benefit from such a potential treatment."
Blau and her colleagues became interested in telomeres when previous work in her lab showed that the muscle stem cells of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy had telomeres that were much shorter than those of boys without the disease.
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"We're working to understand more about the differences among cell types, and how we can overcome those differences to allow this approach to be more universally useful," said Blau, who also is a member of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.


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Congratulations to Society for Developmental Biology members Helen Blau (Stanford), Hopi Hoekstra (Harvard), Robb Krumlauf (Stowers), and Geraldine Seydoux (Johns Hopkins) on being elected into the National Academy of Sciences.

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Blau served as SDB president from 1994-1995.


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Congratulations to Society for Developmental Biology members Helen Blau (Stanford), Hopi Hoekstra (Harvard), Robb Krumlauf (Stowers), and Geraldine Seydoux (Johns Hopkins) on being elected into the National Academy of Sciences.

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Blau served as SDB president from 1994-1995.


Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds - Stemaidâ„¢ : Embryonic Stem-cells

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"Now we have found a way to lengthen human telomeres by as much as 1,000 nucleotides, turning back the internal clock in these cells by the equivalent of many years of human life," said Helen Blau, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford and director of the university's Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology. "This greatly increases the number of cells available for studies such as drug testing or disease modeling."

A paper describing the research was published today in the FASEB Journal. Blau, who also holds the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Professorship, is the senior author.
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"This new approach paves the way toward preventing or treating diseases of aging," said Blau. "There are also highly debilitating genetic diseases associated with telomere shortening that could benefit from such a potential treatment."
Blau and her colleagues became interested in telomeres when previous work in her lab showed that the muscle stem cells of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy had telomeres that were much shorter than those of boys without the disease.
...
"We're working to understand more about the differences among cell types, and how we can overcome those differences to allow this approach to be more universally useful," said Blau, who also is a member of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.
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Ramunas, Yakubov, Cooke and Blau are inventors on patents for the use of modified RNA for telomere extension.

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