USC Stem Cell Translational Research Committee

The Translational Research Committee is a team of established investigators dedicated to further expanding translational research in USC Stem Cell laboratories. This committee provides investigators with guidance in the translation of their research findings to promote clinical translation and to accelerate the advancement of regenerative medicine.

Committee Members

  • Denis Evseenko
    J. Harold and Edna LaBriola Chair in Genetic Orthopedic Research; Vice Chair for Research, Orthopaedic Surgery; Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Yang Chai
    University Professor and George and MaryLou Boone Chair in Craniofacial Molecular Biology; University Professor, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; Director, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology; Associate Dean of Research, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
  • Juliane Glaeser
    Director, Translational and Collaborative Research Programs
  • Justin Ichida
    John Douglas French Alzheimer’s Foundation Associate Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; New York Stem Cell Foundation-Robertson Investigator

Areas of support

  • Initial consultation on clinical needs and proposed solutions
  • Advice on possible funding mechanisms for translational research projects
  • Review of specific aims and milestones
  • Guidance in identifying key personnel, staffing needs and USC support teams

For more information about the USC Stem Cell Translational Research Committee, please contact Dr. Juliane Glaeser at