Molecular Biologist and Professor, Stem Cell Institute, Catholic University of Leuven, and Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota Medical School
Prof. Verfaillie is the author of 300+ peer reviewed publications. Her research interests are in stem cell biology, including studies that evaluate regulation of proliferation, differentiation, and lineage commitment of normal hematopoietic stem cells as well as multipotent stem cells. Her research also covers cord blood stem cell expansion and gene therapy, as well as in mechanisms underlying the malignant transformation due to the presence of oncogenes such as in chronic myelogenous leukaemia.
Prof. Verfaillie has several society affiliations including the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Stem Cell Society, Singapore.