Meet the Editor
Helen Blau, PhD
Helen Blau is the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Professor and Director of the endowed Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology in the School of Medicine, Stanford University. Her academic appointment is in the Microbiology and Immunology Department and the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Born in London, England, she received her B.A. from University of York and M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. She has served as President for the American Society for Developmental Biology and President of the International Society of Differentiation. She has been recognized with a number of awards including election to the the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences.
She is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from University of Nijmegen in Holland, the Senior Career Recognition WICB Award (ACSB), McKnight Technological Innovations for Neuroscience Award, a Fulbright Senior Specialist award at Institut Pasteur and Institut Curie in Paris, the Rolf-Sammet-Fonds Visiting Professorship at the University of Frankfurt, the FASEB Excellence in Science Award, the Yvette Mayent-Rothschild Visiting Professorship at Institut Curie in Paris, the AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship for innovative science, an NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award and the Outstanding Inventor Award from Stanford’s Office of Technology Licensing. She served on scientific advisory board of the Ellison Medical Foundation and Helmsley Trust Scientific, the Pew Scholars Advisory Committee, the Council of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Harvard Board of Overseers.
Her scientific research focuses skeletal and cardiac muscle biology and regenerative medicine, including regulation of muscle stem cell fate and function in regeneration, mechanisms controlling nuclear reprogramming, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, induced pluripotent stem cell (iPS) modeling of cardiac disease, and telomere biology.
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Atypon Welcomes The FASEB Journal to the Literatum Online Publishing Platform
In late fall 2017, Atypon’s Literatum will become the online platform for The FASEB Journal.
“We look forward to migrating the journal to Atypon,” said Cody Mooneyhan, FASEB’s Director of Publications. “The platform’s flexibility, reliability and ease of use will help The FASEB Journal better serve the needs of its authors and readers, now and into the future.”
Read more in our recent press release.