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Michael Rudnicki, OC, PhD, FRS, FRSC

Sandy Martino
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Email: smartino@ohri.ca

Michael Rudnicki

Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Director, Regenerative Medicine Program and Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics
Scientific Director
Stem Cell Network

Research Interests

Stem Cell Biology, Myogenesis, Satellite Cells, Molecular Biology, Transcriptional Regulation, Transcriptional Networks, Gene Expression, Signal Transduction, Differentiation, Molecular Genetics.

Brief Biography

Dr. Michael Rudnicki is a Senior Scientist and the Director of the Regenerative Medicine Program and the Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He is Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Rudnicki is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Stem Cell Network. Dr. Rudnicki is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics. He is an Associate Editor of Cell Stem Cell and the Journal of Cell Biology, and is Co-Editor in Chief of Skeletal Muscle. He has organized international research conferences as one of the founding directors of the Society for Muscle Biology. 

Selected Publications

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest

Muscular dystrophy; Neuromuscular disease

Research and clinical approaches

Basic research; Bioinformatics; Disease models; Epigenetics; Genetics; Genomics; Model organisms; Molecular and cellular biology; Proteomics; Regenerative medicine; Stem cells; Transgenic/knockout models