Dr. Eric Lagasse is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Director of the Cancer Stem Cell Center at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. In 1985, he received his Diplôme d'Etat de Docteur en Pharmacie from University of Strasbourg, France and in 1989 he completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Basel, Switzerland. From 1989 to 1997, Dr. Lagasse was in the Department of Developmental Biology and Pathology, Stanford University. Dr. Lagasse served as the Director, Liver Stem Cell Discovery Program at StemCells Inc, Palo Alto, CA. from 1997 until he joined the McGowan Institute in July 2004.
Dr. Lagasse research is focused primarily on stem cell biology and cell-based therapy for a variety of diseases including cancer. Specific areas of interest comprise cell based therapy for liver disease, ectopic organogenesis, bioartificial tumors development and identification of normal and cancer stem cells.
For more information, please go to Dr. Lagasse's group web site.
Dr. Eric Lagasse, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Phone: (412) 624-5285