The other night, I tripped across a really neat press item titled the “Top 10 Kazakhstan-born famous people”
Why so neat?
Because number 8 on the list is OHSU’s own Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov.
Dr. Mitalipov’s lab is behind a string of big breakthroughs. They generated new stem cells from skin cells, a big achievement in advancing stem cell therapies.
His lab also developed a method for repairing gene mutations in cell mitochondria which can lead to serious inherited diseases.
Congratulations Dr. Mitalipov!