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Valentina Greco, PhD
Associate Professor Tenure
Yale School of Medicine
Genetics, Cell Biology and Dermatology Department
Yale Stem Cell Center
Yale Cancer Center
315 Cedar Street, SHM I 336B
New Haven, CT 06520

e-mail: Valentina.Greco@yale.edu

 
 

Press Coverage about our Publications

Brown S*, Pineda CM*, Xin T, Boucher J, Suozzi KC, Park S, Matte-Martone C, Gonzalez DG, Rytlewski J, Beronja S, Greco V. Correction of aberrant growth preserves tissue homeostasis. Nature. 2017 Aug 17;548:334-337.

Policing Tumorigenesis within the Skin: Good Outs Bad

Cell biology: Healthy skin rejects cancer

Good cellular neighbors combat incipient cancers

Rompolas P*, Mesa KR*, Kawaguchi K, Park S, Gonzalez D, Brown D, Boucher J, Klein AM & Greco V. Spatiotemporal coordination of stem cell commitment during epidermal homeostasis. Science. 2016 Jun 17;352(6292):1471-4

Fate by Chance, not by Choice: Epidermal Stem Cells Go Live

Research note: Images show how stem cells create just enough tissue

Mesa KR, Rompolas P, Zito G, Myung P, Sun TY, Brown S, Gonzalez D, Blagoev K, Haberman A and Greco V.  Niche induced cell death and epithelial phagocytosis regulate hair follicle stem cell pool. Nature. 2015 Jun 4;522(7554):94-7

Research in the News: Tiny hair follicle offers big clues about the life and death of stem cells

Follicle Stem Cells Done in by Neighbors

Deschene RE*, Myung P*, Rompolas P, Zito G, Sun TY, Taketo MM, Saotome I and Greco V. β-catenin activation regulates tissue growth via a non-cell autonomous mechanism within the hair stem cell niche. Science. 2014 Mar 21;343(6177):1353-6

A key link between tumors and healthy tissue identified

Rompolas P, Mesa KR and Greco V. Spatial organization within a niche as a determinant of stem cell fate. Nature. 2013 Oct 24;502(7472):513-8

In stem cells, like real estate, location is most important factor

Rompolas P, Deschene ER, Zito G, Gonzalez DG, Saotome I, Haberman AM and Greco V. Live imaging of stem cell and progeny behavior in physiological hair follicle regeneration. Nature. 2012 Jul 26;487(7408):496-9

Reporting Live from the Epidermal Stem Cell Compartment!

In real time, Yale scientists watch stem cells at work regenerating tissue

 
 

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2014 Blavatnik Awards