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About The Lab

 Welcome to the research lab of Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Our research program employs tissue and cellular engineering approaches to investigate biomedical problems. In particular, our lab is interested in the related areas of gene therapy, drug delivery, and stem cell biology, with applications to therapies for diseases of the nervous system.

Dr. Sakiyama-Elbert's departmental site is located here.