Research Overview

Baron Lab Research Interests

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Development of the hematopoietic and vascular systems of the mouse embryo; regulation of stem cell proliferation, survival, and differentiation; gene regulation during development; development and differentiation of the primitive and definitive endodermal lineages; modulation of postnatal and adult hematopoietic and vascular development; angiogenesis.

Education, Training, and Appointments

 

Year Education
1976 A.B. (summa cum laude) Biochemical Sciences
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1982 Ph.D., Biology (Professor David Baltimore, mentor)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1983 M.D. (Harvard-M.I.T. Program in Health Sciences and Technology, HST)
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Year Postdoctoral Training
1983 - 1984 First Year Resident in Internal Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1984 - 1989 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (Professor Tom Maniatis, mentor)
1984 - 1986 Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1986 - 1988 Graduate Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Year Academic Appointments
1985 - 1997 Member, Board of Tutors in Biochemical Sciences, Harvard University
1989 - 1994 Assistant Professor of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1994 - 1997 Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1992 - 1997 Faculty Affiliate, M.D./Ph.D. Program Harvard Medical School
1997 - 2003 Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure, Icahn School of Medicine
Secondary Appointments: Brookdale Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Icahn Institute for Gene Therapy and Molecular Medicine
2000 - 2004 Assistant Director, Mount Sinai MSTP (MD/Ph.D.) Program
2001 - present Co-Director, Mechanisms of Disease and Therapy (MDT) Ph.D. Program
2001 - present Irene and Dr. Arthur M. Fishberg Professor of Medicine
2003 - present Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
Secondary Appointments: Brookdale Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Department of Oncological Sciences, Department of Gene and Cell Medicine
2005 - present Member, Black Family Stem Cell Institute, Icahn School of Medicine
2005 Mary Weston Trust Visiting Professor, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa

Contact Us

Margaret H. Baron, MD PhD
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Tel: 212-241-0825, 212-241-0811 or 0838 (lab)
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Icahn School of Medicine
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Baron Laboratory:

Tel: (212) 241-0811 or 0838

Icahn School of Medicine
Box 1079
Annenberg 24-68
1468 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029