The Black Family Stem Cell Institute

Black Family Stem Cell Institute investigators study the secrets of stem cell communication. The knowledge that results from this research holds extraordinary possibilities for diagnostic and therapeutic breakthroughs.

The Institute is Mount Sinai’s foundation for both basic and disease-oriented research on embryonic and adult stem cells. The therapeutic use of stem cells is a promising area of medicine for the decades ahead. Icahn School of Medicine is a pioneer in stem cell research. Learn more

Meet the Director

Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD, is Director of the Black Family Stem Cell Institute. Dr. Lemischka is the Lillian and Henry M. Stratton Professor of Gene and Cell Medicine and Professor of Developmental and Regenerative Biology at Icahn School of Medicine.  Read more

Contact Us

Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Tel: 212-659-8265