Ribbon Cutting for Regenerative Medicine and Disability Research Lab at U of I College of Medicine at Rockford


U of I opening Stem Cell ResearchersThe University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford welcomes Mathew Thoppil-Mathew, PhD and Xue-Jun Li, PhD during a ribbon cutting opening the Regenerative Medicine and Disability Research Lab made possible by the Blazer Foundation of Rockford.

Dr. Li has published over 37 peer reviewed manuscripts and three book chapters. Her research focuses on differentiating neuronal subtypes from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) and using these stem cell-derived neurons to study motor neuron diseases.

Dr Thoppil-Mathew focuses his research areas are simulation of human artificial joints, biomechanics and tribocorrosion aspects of implant biometrics in dentistry and orthopedics. He is Editor-In-Chief of “Journal of Bio and Tribo-corrosion (JBTC) and editorial board member for several other international journals.

For additional information visit U of I College of Medicine at Rockford 

Pictured: Dr. Stagnaro-Green, Einer Forsman, Mayor Morrissey, Dr. Li, Dr. Mathew, Dr. Ramaswamy, Mark Blazer


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